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Michel Zabaco Commits to a New Chapter with NorthEast United FC

26 Monday 2024 | NEUFC Media
Guwahati, 26th Feb – NorthEast United FC is delighted to announce the contract extension of Spanish defender Michel Zabaco. The new contract will run upto 2025. With a remarkable footballing journey that includes playing at the highest echelons of LaLiga in Spain, Zabaco has become a cornerstone of NorthEast United FC since his arrival. Talking about his decision, Zabaco said, "I am thrilled to extend my journey with NorthEast United FC. The club has become a second home for me, and I am eager to contribute to our collective success. The support of our fans and the vision of the club motivate me every day. We are building something special here, and I am excited to be a part of it." Juan Pedro, the head coach of NorthEast United FC, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "Michel Zabaco is not just a stellar defender; he is our Captain and a great example both on and off the pitch. His leadership qualities have been important in shaping the team's character. His mentorship and experience contribute significantly to the growth of our emerging players. We are pleased to have him extend his stay with us.” Mandar Tamhane, CEO of NorthEast United FC, emphasized the strategic importance of retaining Zabaco, saying, "We had signed Zabaco for his experience at the highest level and leadership capabilities and now he has demonstrated those abilities very well on and off the pitch. We are delighted to extend his contract as it aligns well with our vision of building a club for the future and emphasizing continuity with our core players.” For media inquiries, please contact: media@neutdfc.com About: NorthEast United FC is a professional football club based in Guwahati, Assam, India. The club competes in the Indian Super League, the top tier of Indian football. NEUFC was founded in 2014 and represents the seven sisters and one brother of the NorthEast of India.
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