Memo commits to Jamshedpur for one more season
Jamshedpur FC midfielder Emerson Gomes de Moura (Memo) has signed a contract extension to stay put at the club for another season. The Brazilian stalwart joined Jamshedpur back in 2017 and has been one of the most consistent performers for the Miners over the past two seasons.
The 31-year-old had an impressive Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2018-19 season and was one of the top 10 passers in the league. Memo also scored two all-important and goals for the club this campaign.
Memo expressed his delight on being retained by the club and said, "I am very happy to sign a new contract with Jamshedpur. Since I came here in 2017, I have always felt good and the club has been very supportive of me. The team has helped me improve a lot, the fans have been fantastic and I have an amazing understanding with my teammates. I always try to give pleasure to the supporters with my performances and it is nice to know they appreciate my work. I hope we can repay that support by winning the Hero ISL."
Club Technical Director, Julian Villar-Aragón added, "We are very happy to secure Memo’s services for another year. Since becoming a Jamshedpur player, he has regularly demonstrated his quality on the field, and we look forward to seeing him continue to flourish at the club."
Jamshedpur FC CEO Mukul Choudhari also shared his thoughts and stated, "Memo is family to us here in Jamshedpur FC. We are extremely happy that he has decided to continue his journey with us. When he joined us in 2017, we knew we had signed a special player but he has astounded everybody with his tireless and unselfish displays. I wish him the best for the next season and hope he continues to make our fans happy."
Memo holds the unique record of having played in each of Jamshedpur's 36 matches in the Hero ISL; starting from their inaugural 2017-18 season. This campaign, he has played for 1599 minutes, making 1116 passes with a passing accuracy of 84.49%.