AIFF Media Team
Salgaocar FC has roped in the services of Japanese Centre-Midfielder Seiji Saito for the 2013/2014 season, a Press Statement from Salgaocar SC informed. Saito joins the Goan Giants from Polish top division side, Korona Kielce FC.
“He is a quality player, physically strong and has played at high levels in Brazil and Poland,” Salgaocar Coach Derrick Pereira said. “We have seen him at practice and he fits into our scheme of things. We’re very happy to have him onboard,” he added.
Saito stated that he was happy and looking forward to an exciting challenge. “I will do my best and contribute towards the Club having a good season.” Seiji Saito pronounced after signing on the dotted line for Salgaocar FC.
27 year old Saito has previously played for notable teams like Sao Paolo ‘B’, J League outfits Kawasaki Frontale and Kashiwa Reysol FC. He has also represented Japan at U- 15, U-16, U-17, U-18 and U-19 levels.
Welcoming Saito to the Club, Salgaocar FC’s General Secretary RAJ Gomes said: “Saito has been with us a couple of days. His positive attitude, will to play for Salgaocar and experience for the last ten years will hold him in good stead. We hope he takes this opportunity to prove his talent and we wish him all the best.”
(Picture Couresy: Salgaocar SC)