Young Indian defender Sanson Pereira has signed a three contract extension with Indian Super League club FC Goa, keeping him at the club until 2024.
Sanson is the fourth player to sign a contract extension in 2021 for the Gaurs, joining the likes of youngster Brandon Fernandes, Saviour Gama and Glan Martins.
Sanson Pereira has signed a three year contract extension with FC Goa after a brilliant display in their AFC Champions League run last season
Sanson 23-year-old left-back joined FC Goa in 2020,
Sanson, the 23-old left back made a total of 10 appearances for the Gaurs, becoming the only player to start all six games in the club’s maiden participation in the AFC Champions League.
Sanson played a major role in helping the Goa based franchise finish third on the table in the AFC Champions League group, displaying a eye-catching performance on course.
“I’ve grown a lot in only a season with this club, both on and off the pitch. Playing with some of the best players in the country and working under a tremendous coach in Juan Ferrando has helped me to find a new dimension within me.” said a delighted Sanson on signing his extension with FC Goa.
“There is certainly more that I feel I can do here at FC Goa to help the team. I will look to make a bigger impact on the team in the coming years to help the side achieve its goals.” Sanson added, speaking of his ambition with the Goan outfit.
“We are delighted at being able to extend Sanson’s deal. He has really impressed in his first season with the club. He has improved throughout the course of the season and found his stride in the AFC Champions League. He is a thorough professional, who had a great attitude throughout the campaign. He wants to learn and be better each day.” FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando was ecstatic about Samson’s new contract and spoke of Samson’s talent.
“He came into the team at a crucial point in the season, in the AFC Champions League and showed an assurance and calmness that we normally relate with veterans. I look forward to seeing Sanson take it up another level next season.”