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Amrinder inks 3-yr contract extension with Mumbai City FC

85   //    12 Mar 2018, 14:06 IST

Mumbai, Mar 12 (PTI) Goalkeeper Amrinder Singh has signed a new three-year deal with Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC, thus committing his future with the team until May 2021.

The 24-year-old custodian joined Mumbai City FC for the 2016 season of the ISL, initially on loan from Bengaluru FC.

After joining in the second half of the season, Amrinder featured for Alexandre Guimaraes' side six times, conceding just thrice and winning the Golden Glove award in the process, a media release said today.

Amrinder was the first player to be retained by the Islanders ahead of the 2017-18 season and subsequently, made a total of 16 league appearances.

The Mahilpur-born goalkeeper said he was happy with the Mumbai franchise's set-up.

"The last season and a half that I've spent here in Mumbai has been extremely fruitful for me on both, a personal and a professional front. So when an opportunity presented itself to extend my stay here at this wonderful club, I didn't have to think twice," he said.

"I believe that the set up we have here at Mumbai City FC is topnotch and that we're in the right direction. And moreover, the management, the staff and the fans have been extremely supportive and wonderful. I can't wait to get back on the pitch and win games with them and for them," he added

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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