Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah has extended his stay with Al-Sadd, until 2024, the club confirmed on Saturday.
Bounedjah initially joined Al-Sadd in 2015 from Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel and, currently the top scorer of the QNB Stars League, with 29 goals from 15 games.
In addition, the striker finished as the top goalscorer of the AFC Champions League with 13 goals.
The Algerian international has impressively scored 50 goals this year across all competitions ahead of Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski and Edison Cavani.
“This new contract with Al-Sadd makes me proud and happy. I’m really excited to offer more for the team after signing this contract, Bounedjah told clubs website.
“This makes me more committed to this great club, and I consider myself as one of its own,” he added.
“I want to express my gratitude to everyone at the club – the management, the players, the coaches – and also the fans, with whom I share a lot of love.”
“I am happy with the project of the club and I want to promise everyone that I will perform even better in the upcoming challenges. Our goal will be to win more titles.”
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— AlSadd S.C | نادي السد (@AlsaddSC) December 28, 2018