Talismanic midfielder Adrian Luna has signed a three-year contract extension at Kerala Blasters FC, the team announced on Saturday. The new deal will keep the Uruguayan in Kochi till 2027.

"Kerala Blasters FC is thrilled to announce that it has extended the stay of Club captain and the Club’s most capped foreign player, Adrian Luna, until 2027. This extension underscores Luna’s invaluable contributions and reaffirms his integral role in the squad’s future," the Blasters said in a statement on its official website.

"Since joining Kerala Blasters FC, Luna has consistently demonstrated exceptional skill, leadership and dedication both on and off the field. His remarkable performances have not only earned him the admiration of fans but have also solidified his status as a key player in the Indian Super League," the statement added.

"The decision to extend Luna’s contract reflects the club’s commitment to building a strong and stable team foundation. With Luna’s contract extension, the club is confident he will play a significant role in helping Kerala Blasters FC further its ambitions in the league," it continued.

Luna has been one of the most creative players in the league and has created a whopping 129 chances in 53 matches for the Blasters. He has 30 goal contributions to his name (13 goals and 17 assists) in the league and is one of the most elegant players to watch. 

As Blasters begin the post-Ivan Vukomanovic era, they have done well to secure the services of Luna as they hope to have some continuity into the next phase. 

Naocha Singh extends stay with Kerala Blasters

Indian Super League (ISL) side Kerala Blasters FC announced the extension of full-back Naocha Singh’s contract on Sunday, committing him to the club until 2025.

Arriving on loan from Mumbai City FC last season, Singh made a significant impact, featuring in 21 matches across various tournaments including the ISL, Kalinga Super Cup, and the Durand Cup.

His performances through the season showcased his prowess in both defensive and offensive roles, solidifying his position as a key asset for the team.

The club said in a statement, "Kerala Blasters FC express confidence in Singh's ability to continue contributing to its success in the upcoming season. The club extends its warmest wishes to Naocha Singh and look forward to witnessing his continued excellence on the field."