Chhetri extends stay at Bengaluru FC

Chhetri extends stay at Bengaluru FC

Chhetri extends stay at Bengaluru FC

Talismanic skipper Sunil Chhetri penned a new one-year deal with Bengaluru Football Club (BFC) on Thursday. With the new contract, Chhetri will be with the Blues till the end of the 2016-17 campaign.

“I’ve always said BFC is family to me. We’re doing some amazing things at this club and I’m delighted to pen this deal. We’ve had a brilliant season and I’m really looking forward to build on it with the team. The fans, management, staff and dressing room have all made me feel at home from the day I stepped in to Bengaluru and there’s a connect with this city that is special,” said Chhetri after the the signing the deal on Thursday.
 
Chhetri is the all-time leading scorer for the club,  notching up 35 goals in three seasons.

In 2015-16, Chhetri finished top-scorer for the club for the third successive season with nine goals.

Delighted at having retained the 31-year-old for another season, BFC COO Mustafa Ghouse said, “We are pleased to announce Sunil as a BFC player in what will be his fourth season at the club. He’s been a top professional and leads the team by example and we feel he has a lot more history to script with Bengaluru FC.”

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