KOLKATA: Mohammedan Sporting Club ahead of 2017/18 2nd Division League beefed up their squad with signing of Trinidadian ace Willis Deon Plaza.
The 30-year-old marksman becomes the Black Panthers’ first foreign signing for the 2nd Division League and the first ever North American player at the club.
General Secretary Ghazal uz Zafar was delighted with the newest addition to the squad and said, “I am extremely happy to have secured the services of Plaza. He is a proven talent and he has plenty of top level experience. I am confident that he will be an asset to the squad in the upcoming season. I wish him all the very best for the season.”
Having completed formalities, an excited Plaza said, “I have heard a lot about Mohammedan Sporting Club. It’s an honour to be a part of such a big club. I can’t wait to join my teammates and begin training.”
Plaza, who joined East Bengal from San Juan Jabloteh FC ahead of 2016/17 I-League, scored 14 goals for the Red and Golds in all competitions. He also represented his country 23 times and scored 7 goals.