FOOTBALL- Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City has retained Brazilian striker Marcelinho for the upcoming ISL season.
Marcelinho played for Pune last year and had scored eight goals in 17 appearances, guiding the team to their first semi-final.
Informing about Marcelinho’s retention, FC Pune City CEO Gaurav Modwel said, “You can’t let go the best you have. In Marcelinho, we not only have an impressive footballer, but also a great team player and leader par excellence. His performance created a lasting impression on both the club and the fans alike and we are confident he will continue from where he left the last season.”
Marcelinho also expressed excitement to join Pune and said, “We created history last season and our goal for the coming season would be to match and better the performance.”