It was in the summer of 2008 when the then 20-year-old Martin Panel came from his Energies Cottbus training club to FC Erzgebirge.
It was supposed to be a success story: Guy is the indisputable stem keeper in the violets, has actually played 470 competitive games for the Saxons because then, is an identification and management figure and also remained devoted to the 3rd division despite twice crash.
Now the 34-year-old extended his contract once again by another year and is therefore under contract with FC Erzgebirge beyond the end of the season.
Martin has an unbelievable standing here in the Ore Mountains. And with the contract extension till June 2024, he sets another clear sign that makes us happy and at the very same time really proud, sports supervisor Matthias Heinrich is estimated in a message on the second division’s site.
What Martin has done and attained for our club and our group for many years is worthy of the highest respect and can not be assessed and acknowledged highly enough, says head coach Pavel Ditches.
The coaching routine is delighted that we continue to have Martin with us.