Indian Super League (ISL) side NorthEast United FC on Tuesday announced that midfielder Mohammed Ali Bemammer has extended his contract until the end of the 2024-25 season.

As an influential midfielder, Bemammer has been an indispensable asset for the Highlanders, showcasing his athleticism and dedication in every match. Playing a pivotal role in the team's performances throughout the ISL campaign. His commanding presence in the midfield has been truly remarkable, dictating the flow of play on the pitch. With 21 games played this season and only one missed due to suspension, Bemammer has accumulated over 1800 minutes of playing time, thanks to his consistency and level of skill, making him an integral part of the squad.

The decision to secure Bemammer's services for an additional period underscores NorthEast United FC's unwavering commitment to building a strong and cohesive team for the future. Despite several clubs expressing interest in acquiring his signature, Bemammer's loyalty to the Highlanders and his unwavering belief in the project has ultimately led to the extension of his contract.

Bemammer expressed his delight at staying with NorthEast United FC, saying, "I am thrilled to continue my journey with NorthEast United FC. The club has shown tremendous faith in me, and I am fully committed to contributing to our upcoming season. I believe in the vision of the club and am excited about what the future holds."

The head coach, Juan Pedro Benali, spoke highly of Bemammer's impact on the team, stating, "Ali is one of the most important players in our group. He holds the team together on the pitch and he is our leader. His presence on the pitch has been instrumental in our approach, and he is not only a class player but also a fantastic individual to work with."

The CEO, Mandar Tamhane, highlighted the importance of keeping Bemammer on board by emphasizing its significance. "His performances have been exemplary, and his extension demonstrates our commitment to maintaining a strong core for the upcoming season. With Bemammer on board, we are confident of achieving our objectives and continuing our upward trajectory."

NorthEast United FC can now look forward to a bright future with the contract extension of Mohammed Ali Bemammer, which serves as a testament to the club's ambition and determination to succeed at the highest level.