Panaji, May 9 UNI | 3 months ago

Salgaocar Sports Club roped in Ivory Coast's Pune FC midfielder Douhou Pierre, for 2014-15 season to strengthen their midfield.

Douhou, who spent last five year in India started with former national champions Mahindra United before moving to over to Pune FC, where he spent four years, three of them with Derrick Pereira.

''Douhou is a strong player and his experience will hold us a in good stead, as the I-League has become increasingly competitive,'' said Salgaocar SC chief Coach Derrick Pereira. In a recently concluded I- League Salgaocar SC finished third under chief Coach Pereira.

Salgaocar SC General secretary Raj Gomes said, ''We are happy Douhou has been signed by the club for the upcoming season and we welcomed him. His inclusion will add a lot of stability to the team especially in midfield where a lot of games are decided. Douhou's inclusion will make men in green a more formidable force.''

(Posted on 09-05-2014)