Mohun Bagan’s new Brazilian recruit Luciano arrives in Kolkata

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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.

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

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