Mohun Bagan rope in Haitian playmaker

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 21:14

Kolkata: Mohun Bagan on Wednesday roped in Haitian playmaker Sony Norde as their fourth foreigner for the 2014-15 season.

The 25-year-old had won many hearts in the Maidan after his power-packed performance for the Bangladeshi outfit Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi who finished IFA Shiled runners-up earlier this year.

Impressed by his performance, Mohun Bagan had gone all out for Norde before sealing the deal today.

After a trial match with Mexican Side San Luis FC, Norde secured a spot at Argentine Club Boca Juniors and represented the Haiti national football team at the youth and senior levels.

He represented Haiti at the 2008 CONCACAF Men Olympic qualification tournament and also represented the National side in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

Earlier, Mohun Bagan had announced Cameroon forward Pierre Boya as their marquee player.

Japanese midfielder Katsumi Yusa and and Nigerian central defender Fatai Adisa Alao are the other two foreigners in the Mohun Bagan squad.

Mohun Bagan now have three forwards with Boya, and Indian duo of Jeje Lalpekhlua and Balwant Singh.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 21:14

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