Chennaiyin FC announced the signing of a new multi-year contract with Tamil Nadu footballer Edwin Sydney Vanspaul. Edwin joined the Mumbai City FC ahead of the 2019-20 Indian Super League campaign and in his debut season, played a starring role in defence and in midfield. Edwin had a total of 34 Chennaiyin FC appearances to his name so far.
“What I am feeling right now is beyond happiness. I am really thankful to everyone at Chennaiyin FC for showing that belief and faith in me, that they have retained me for the future,” Edwin Sydney Vanspaul.
“I am really proud of everything I have gained in these two years so far at CFC. It is certainly a matter of huge importance for me to continue representing a two-time champion club of the ISL. The endeavour now is to keep improving and delivering more success hopefully to the club and our fans,” he further added.
Commenting on his ambitions for the future, Edwin added, “I wish to give my 200% at all times for the club. We need to bounce back and have a solid season next time around. Need to improve on the disappointments of last season and give our fans ample reason to cheer, hopefully in front of them in the stands, fingers crossed.”
“I hope I can bring happiness and smiles to the faces of all our fans. Even to my critics, I will prove myself and win you all over with my performances. I am continuing to work hard in the off-season,” he said.
Chennaiyin FC co-owner Vita Dani expressed her delight at securing the future of a local hero like Edwin, saying, “All of us at CFC are overjoyed at Edwin continuing his journey with us. His versatility and humble work ethic has been testament to his time at the Marina Arena, and that is something that is not lost on us as well as our unconditional fans. I wish Edwin the very best in the coming seasons as we strive to bring success to the club in a holistic manner.”