Joel Chianese has signed a two year contract extension with defending ISL Champions Hyderabad FC. The club announced, “Versatile Australian attacker Joel Chianese has signed a new contract with Indian Super League Champions Hyderabad FC to extend his stay with HFC into the third season, the club announced on Monday.”
The Nizams added, “Introduced to the Indian Super League in 2020 by Hyderabad FC; Chianese is now a Champion, having played a crucial role In the two seasons at the club under Manolo Marquez.
“An ever-reliable player in the squad, Chianese is a trusted overseas option for Manolo. And it is this trust that made it easy for the Australian to extend his stay in Yellow and Black.”
“I am very excited to be a part of the HFC family for another season. We’ve tasted success and now it’s an exciting challenge to see if we can reproduce that again,” said the 32-year-old after putting pen to paper on a deal that will keep him at the club till the end of the 2022-23 season.
“I think Manolo has a way of getting the best out of the Indian players but also managing the foreign group very well. He’s very approachable and that goes a long way to creating a good relationship,” Chianese said.
“We really can’t wait to play in front of you all at our home stadium. We have felt the support from afar the last 2 seasons held in the bio-bubble. And now it’s time to be loud,” added Chianese.