Jamshedpur’s Ricky Lallawmawma has signed a two year contract extension with the club. The club announced: “Jamshedpur retain full-back Ricky Lallawmawma. The Mizo defender played a huge role in securing the League Shield for Jamshedpur thereby making the club the ‘Champions of India.’ The extension will see Ricky don the Jamshedpur FC jersey till May 2024.
“Jamshedpur’s Ricky Lallawmawma will continue donning squad number 6 for Jamshedpur FC and will join the squad for pre-season in mid-August.”
On signing the extension, Ricky exclaimed his joy on continuing in the red colours of Jamshedpur. He said, “It has been a dream journey with Jamshedpur, and I am extremely excited to continue representing the vociferous Red Miners. We have grown and together achieved massive success in the last two seasons. But we will not be here just to defend the Champions of India title but also to win trophies this time in front of the fans as we play at a packed JRD Tata Sports Complex.”
Ricky also expressed his joy to work with the new gaffer, Aidy Boothroyd. He said, “I am looking forward to working with the Gaffer. He is the right person to lead the squad to more glory. His experience and style will show the results this season and will also wow the fans at the Furnace.”
Jamshedpur FC Head Coach, Aidy, was ecstatic to see Ricky continue. He explained the importance of having him in the squad, “Ricky has always been a team player. And a wall for Jamshedpur. Along with the other defenders he has done a fantastic job at the back. And everyone has noticed his amazing contributions in the last two seasons.”