Salgaocar FC signs Darryl Duffy

Updated: Aug 05, 2013, 11:31 AM IST

Panaji: Salgaocar football club has signed up striker Darryl Duffy of Scotland after a successful trial, making him the third foreigner to join the club for the 2013-14 season.

Top scorer for Cheltenham Town for 2011-12 season, Duffy started his career for Rangers and has played for major sides such as Hull City and Swansea City.

Duffy, who has been training with Salgaocar for a week, said, "The coach is doing a lot of things for us, inculcating good sleeping patterns, eating habits. The training system is mostly the same. The players are a friendly bunch, they`re really nice and I`m looking forward to playing with them."

Salgaoar FC`s General Secretary Raj Gomes said the Scot is an experienced striker, who has played for top clubs.

Rhys Mascarenhas, Duffy`s manager, said, "Salgaocar were looking for a good striker. With his experience, I`m sure Darryl will play an important role in the first team this season."