PSL News 3.9.2018 11:32 am

Pirates sign Brazilian defender

New Orlando Pirates signing Caio Marcelo (Pic Pirates)

New Orlando Pirates signing Caio Marcelo (Pic Pirates)

Orlando Pirates Football Club have announced the signing of Caio Marcelo from Nova Iguaçu Football Club.

Marcelo started training with Pirates during the pre-season and he did enough to convince coach Micho Sredojevic and Bucs to offer him a contract.

“The signing of the Brazilian defender was concluded on the final day of the transfer window on Friday last week,” read a statement on the Pirates website.

“Caio, who was spotted in Pirates’ recent Project X trip in Brazil, will join his new teammates this week after impressing technical staff during the pre-season break,” the statement continued.

Player Profile

Full Name: Caio Marcelo Pinheiro da Silva
Date of Birth: 14 March 1998
Place of Birth: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Position: Defender
Previous Clubs: Nova Iguaçu, CR Vasco da Gama (loan)

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