Kean Lewis signs one-year extension with Bengaluru FC

Winger Commits Immediate Future To Carles Cuadrat’s Side; To Stay With Blues Until End Of 2019-20 Campaign

Kean Lewis will stay with Bengaluru FC at least until the end of the 2019-20 season.   -  Special Arrangement

Bengaluru FC winger Kean Lewis has signed a contract extenstion till the end of 2019-20 season, the club announced on Thursday.

Lewis, a TATA Football Academy graduate, was part of the Mahindra United academy where he played at various youth levels.

The 26-year-old signed with Bengaluru ahead of the 2018-19 campaign and claimed the assist for Erik Paartalu’s winner against ATK at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, among other crucial contributions to the team's title-winning cause. 

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“I’m very happy to have signed on with Bengaluru FC for another season. I was given the opportunity to play in several positions last season, which shows that the coach has faith in me. It gives me more chances to play, which was a key factor in my decision. Further to that, the team, the management, and the core of the club is in tact, which bodes well for our chances of retaining the title and I’m really looking forward to that,” said Kean, after completing formalities on his one-year deal.

Carles Cuadrat, who has signed on with Bengaluru for two more seasons, said that he was happy to see Kean back in the fold.

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“We're happy to offer Kean another year because he's been an important player for us throughout the course of last season. Kean made a difference coming off the bench in crucial moments and whenever we needed him. As a player who understands the philosophy of this club and our style of play, we stand to benefit from having him as part of the squad for another year,” Cuadrat said.