Lugano joins Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno

Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS) Former Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has joined Cerro Porteno from Sweden’s BK Hacken, the Paraguayan club said.

No details were given of the deal but local media said the 34-year-old signed a one-year contract with the option of another year, reported Xinhua news agency.

“Thanks for the welcome. I hope to repay you on the pitch. My commitment is 100 percent,” Lugano said in a statement on Cerro Porteno’s official website.

Monday’s announcement comes less than a week after Lugano parted ways with BK Hacken, having made just 11 appearances with the Gothenburg-based club.

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