Two-time Indian Tremendous League champions Chennaiyin FC on Saturday handed defender Mohammad Sajid Dhot a brand new two-year contract that retains him on the membership till 2024.
The 24-year-old was spectacular within the six matches he had performed for the membership within the second half of the ISL final season.
“Sajid got here in halfway by means of final season and proved to be a stable addition to the backline when referred to as upon. We’re comfortable to have somebody of his potential in our ranks,” mentioned Chennaiyin FC co-owner Vita Dani.
That includes within the beginning eleven in all of the six video games, he made 17 tackles and 4 interceptions. Dhot additionally showcased assault capabilities scoring as soon as. He spent 496 minutes on the pitch earlier than a muscle damage dominated him out of the membership’s final six league video games.
And now after getting an extension, the Punjab-born footballer will likely be desirous to proceed his nice type within the upcoming season.
“I’m very comfortable and proud to be a part of this membership for 2 extra years. Final yr I bought my probabilities and gave my finest. I solely wish to do higher. I’ll give it my all for the membership and the folks,” mentioned the India Worldwide.
Dhot was a part of the Indian group that completed runners-up on the 2018 South Asian Soccer Federation Championship. Moreover taking part in one recreation for the senior nationwide facet, he had additionally represented the nation in all age teams as much as U-19.
Earlier than becoming a member of Chennaiyin FC, Dhot, a product of AIFF Elite Academy, was a part of Odisha FC’s arrange, previously often called Delhi Dynamos for 4 ISL seasons. He appeared in 23 matches after making his debut in 2018.
He has performed 37 matches to date in his skilled profession which additionally consists of 4 I-League video games for DSK Shivajians FC.