Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club Chennaiyin FC on Thursday announced that left-back Jerry Lalrinzuala has extended his stay at the club after signing a new multi-year deal.
Heading for a fifth season in Chennaiyin blue, Jerry has already made 65 appearances for the club and played a pivotal role in the 2017-18 ISL title triumph as he featured in all but one game that campaign.
“I am very happy to have extended my time at Chennaiyin after another memorable season last time out. My journey with the club so far has been an incredible learning experience; everyone associated with it over the years has moulded me into the footballer I am today, said Jerry in a statement.
“I can’t wait to wear the CFC jersey again and continue fighting for our passionate supporters. Looking ahead, I hope my fifth season at the club results in five star achievements,” Jerry, who made 14 appearances and notched two assists in the 2019-20 ISL campaign enroute the final, added.
“Jerry is a fantastic talent whose qualities have been nurtured at Chennaiyin FC over the years. We are incredibly proud to see the progress he has made, becoming a tenacious and gritty presence who has been a vital component of our recent success. And we are excited to see him developing further and contributing to the club’s ambitions,” said Vita Dani, co-owner of Chennaiyin FC.
Having represented India across multiple age-groups, Jerry made his senior debut in June 2017 against Nepal in a friendly and has been capped nine times with the national team.