ISL: Mumbai City FC sign Brazilian striker Thiago Dos Santos Cunha

ISL side Mumbai City FC bring in Brazilian striker Thiago Cunha as a replacement of Gaston Sangoy.

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Mumbai, 25th October 2016: Mumbai City FC today announced the signing of Brazilian striker Thiago Cunha in replacement of injured Gaston Sangoy who is currently suffering from a fractured right foot.

Thiago Cunha, 31, a Brazilian striker who has played in top leagues like the Brazilian Seria A and AFC Champions League amongst others.

Thiago Cunha (Image courtesy: Mumbai City FC Twitter handle)

He won the 2011 Brazilian Pernambucano State Championship and the 2010 Brazilian Paraibano State Championship.

With 45 appearances in his last two seasons, he proved to be a valuable asset to his teams with a good goal scoring record.

Commenting on the replacement Mumbai City FC head coach Alexandre Guimaraes said, "While losing Gaston to injury was a big blow, in Thiago we have found a great replacement.

He has a brilliant goal scoring record and we are confident he is going to be a big asset to the club in the remainder of the season."

Mumbai City FC are currently placed at the 4th position in the Indian Super League table. They take on Atletico de Kolkata tonight.

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