Bengaluru, October 3: South United FC have signed up two new players, Aaron D'Costa (attacking midfielder and striker) and Nidhin Krishna (right back) through Inventive Sports UK to their squad for the upcoming season.
On the unveiling of the new players, the South United FC Director, Sharan Parikh said, "We're excited to have these boys on board as they bring a fresh approach to our team. Some of their qualities help us plug areas where we feel we were lacking, other qualities we're hoping to build on in the years to come."
Aaron D'Costa is comfortable playing as a striker or anywhere across the attacking line. The 25-year-old has played for top clubs like Mahindra United, Union Bank, and Air India. He has been representing Maharashtra in the Santosh Trophy for the last 3 years and continues to do so.
In 2015, playing for the Maharashtra team he finished runners-up in the competition. Aaron helped Air India to win the Elite Division League Mumbai title in 2016. He also has 2 Nadkarni Cups to his name while playing for Air India (2016 and 2017) and the same team also bagged the All India Public Sector Tournament in 2017, where Aaron was named Player of the Tournament.
Joining him at South United FC is Nidhin Krishna, who was last part of the Kerala Blasters Reserve team set-up primarily as a right back. At the tender age of 20, Nidhin has to his name immense playing time at the under-18 level with SAI Goa in the under-18 I-League 2015-16 season and the next season in the same league with Kerala State Schools Football.
Source: Press Release