Forward Rahim Ali renews Chennaiyin FC stay till 2023

Chennaiyin FC forward Rahim Ali has put pen to paper on a contract extension that sees him continue at the club for two more years, CFC can confirm.

The talented 21-year-old from Bengal will be aiming to build on a breakaway 2020-21 Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) season, having impressed with a string of solid performances that also included two well-taken goals.

"I am really excited to continue my journey and learning with Chennaiyin FC. I feel really good, having extended my stay at the club. I am looking forward to getting back on the pitch in CFC colours. The last season in Goa was one of immense experience and exposure. I am really grateful for the opportunities I have received; that I got a chance to prove myself," Rahim said after signing the contract extension.

"I will work extremely hard to be more involved in the coming seasons and deliver for CFC. We can't take anything for granted in football. It will be a fresh start. My message to the fans is that I really miss them. We all at CFC miss them dearly. I am elated to further strengthen my bond with the Chennaiyin faithful, and I along with the team do hope to bring joy to them in the coming times. This is an extremely challenging period for all of us, and I only hope they are all safe and doing well," Rahim added

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