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Spanish footballer Michel Zabaco extends contract with NorthEast United FC

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By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: Feb 26, 2024 9:23 pm
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KOHIMA — Spanish defender Michel Zabaco has extended its contract with the NorthEast United FC till 2025, the club announced on Monday.

“With a remarkable footballing journey that includes playing at the highest echelons of La Liga in Spain, Zabaco has become a cornerstone of NorthEast United FC since his arrival”, the Club stated.

The 35-year-old Spanish footballer, who joined the club in July 2023, has appeared in 15 matches, scored one goal and assisted one so far in the ISL 2023-24.

“I am thrilled to extend my journey with NorthEast United FC. The club has become a second home for me, and I am eager to contribute to our collective success. The support of our fans and the vision of the club motivate me every day. We are building something special here, and I am excited to be a part of it,” said Zabaco.

Head Coach of NorthEast United FC, Juan Pedro said: “Michel Zabaco is not just a stellar defender; he is our Captain and a great example both on and off the pitch. His leadership qualities have been important in shaping the team’s character. His mentorship and experience contribute significantly to the growth of our emerging players. We are pleased to have him extend his stay with us.”

Mandar Tamhane, CEO of NorthEast United FC, said that the Club signed Zabaco for his experience and leadership capabilities, which he demonstrated on and off the pitch.

“We are delighted to extend his contract as it aligns well with our vision of building a club for the future and emphasizing continuity with our core players,” he added.

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By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: Feb 26, 2024 9:23:34 pm
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