Mohun Bagan’s new Brazilian recruit Luciano arrives in Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Brazilian stopper Luciano Sabrosa arrived in the city on Sunday to play for defending champions Mohun Bagan in the current edition of the I-League.

The 36-year-old Luciano, who recently turned out for FC Goa in the Indian Super League, set foot at the NSC Bose International airport accompanied by his wife and daughter.

The 6ft2in-tall defender expressed happiness at his new team starting their I-League campaign with a 3-1 win over Aizawl FC on Saturday.

“It will be my aim to do a very good job. Mohun Bagan is a great team and I will do my best. I am very happy that the team won the first match so well. Winning 3-1 is a good start,” Luciano said.

The Brazilian has been plying his trade for different Indian clubs since 2007-8. He has in the past turned out for Vasco, Sporting Clube de Goa, Salgaocar, Pune FC.

His only stint in Kolkata was in 2013-14 when he played for Mohammedan Sporting.

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