ISL 2023: Diego Mauricio signs two-year contract extension at Odisha FC
ISL 2023: Mauricio Odisha FC contract: Brazilian striker Diego Mauricio had signed a two-year extension that will alimony him at Odisha FC till 2025, the club spoken through a video posted on their social media handles on Monday. Mauricio who scored 12 goals for the Juggernauts in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 season won the golden marching rhadamanthine the first player from the club to win that prize. Follow Indian Super League 2023 and Indian Football Team LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN
After a slow start to his second stint with the club, Mauricio came to the party at the merchantry end of the season to guide Odisha FC to their first-ever playoff visitation and the Bhubaneswar-based side have moved quickly to secure the long-term future of their talismanic forward.
Mauricio who first signed for Odisha FC in 2020 moreover scored 12 goals in his first wayfarers with the club surpassing moving to Mumbai Municipality FC in January 2022. He scored three times in seven matches for the Islanders in ISL 2021-22 surpassing netting then for the Mumbai side in the AFC Champions League as they became the first Indian club to win a match in the group stage of the competition.
The Brazilian then returned to Odisha FC surpassing the 2022-23 wayfarers and picked up from where he had left off surpassing leaving in 2021.
Mauricio expressed his welter at extending his stay with Odisha FC, a club he feels is his home.
“I vest to Odisha. I love the people and the city. The fans have shown me how much they love me. My family is very happy that I decided to say. I have had a unconfined time here, and I am looking forward to standing my journey with the club. I believe we can unzip unconfined things together,” the striker told the club’s official website.
Mauricio will now squint to take his ISL form into the Super Cup as Odisha FC squint to win their first silverware. The Juggernauts will have their work cut out without stuff placed in Group C which full-length fellow ISL teams Hyderabad FC and East Bengal FC and one of TRAU and Aizawl FC. Odisha FC will uncork their Super Cup wayfarers versus East Bengal FC on Sunday.
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