THANH HOA (VNS) — The Thanh Hoa team has signed a contract with Patrick Roberto Daniel Da Silva to strengthen its chances of winning ahead of the Toyota V.League 1's third round.
The Brazilian striker is expected to make his debut this weekend when Thanh Hoa faces Hoang Anh Gia Lai at the Pleiku Stadium in Gia Lai Province.
His contract will be valid for a year.
Before coming to Viet Nam, Da Silva had played in Thailand. At his peak, the 30-year-old joined Australia's Sydner FC, where he scored 15 goals during seven matches in 2008.
Apart from Da Silva, Thanh Hoa also has Dutch midfielder Danny van Bakel in their line-up.
The Thanh Hoa team travelled to Pleiku today to prepare for their match, which will be held at 5pm on Saturday and will be aired live on the VTV6 channel. — VNS