FC Goa sign former Arsenal and Brazil international Andre Santos

After Robert Pires, Indian Super League franchise FC Goa have now roped in former Arsenal and Brazil international Andre Santos for the inaugural edition of the football tournament starting October 12.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014, 21:07 PM IST
FC Goa sign former Arsenal and Brazil international Andre Santos

Panaji: After Robert Pires, Indian Super League franchise FC Goa have now roped in former Arsenal and Brazil international Andre Santos for the inaugural edition of the football tournament starting October 12.

Santos, who played for Arsenal, has signed on for FC Goa and will join the squad shortly," a statement from the franchise said.

A youth product of Figueirense in Brazil, Santos participated and helped Brazil win the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup. He joined EPL team Arsenal from Fenerbache in 2011 and eventually moved to Brazil to play with Gremio followed by Flamengo. Andre will be moving from Brazil to Goa soon.

FC Goa roped in two of Dempo SC's foreign imports - Australian Tolgay Ozbey and Haroon Amiri of Afghanistan - for the league.

FC Goa are all set to face Chennaiyin FC in their opening game on October 15.