Mumbai FC sign Meldon D'Silva

Mumbai FC sign Meldon D'Silva

By: || Updated: 16 Oct 2014 11:14 AM
Mumbai: I-League club Mumbai FC Thursday added centre back Meldon D’Silva to their squad.



“I am very happy to sign for Mumbai FC. This club has some excellent players along with an excellent coach in Khalid Jamil. I am looking forward to playing in the I-League and the Federation Cup and want to win every game with this club,” said the 19-year-old.



Meldon has previously played in the youth teams of Dempo SC, Salgaocar Juniors and Wilred Leisure SC (of the Goa Professional League).



He was also part of the Goa (India) team that won gold in the Lusofonia Games. He contributed by scoring the first goal and in the process, helping the Indian team beat Mozambique 3-2 in the final.



Mumbai FC head coach Khalid Jamil said: “We are happy to have someone like Meldon in the team. He is a very confident boy and if you look at his youth career you will know that he has had a very strong base. He too is really excited to be a part of the Mumbai FC team. I am sure he will do well here.”

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