Prayag United Sports Club on Saturday officially signed Kiwi striker Kanye Vincent, as their Asian foreigner for the 2012- 13 season.
Vincent has been re-signed by the club for the second successive year, in a bid to enhance their performance at the upcoming Federation Cup.
The joining of Kanye Vincent is indicative of the fact that the purple brigade is keen to look at avenues to amplify its striking options.
The official signing was executed on Saturday at the Indian Football Association, West Bengal office in the presence of Nawab Bhattachrya, Director Prayag United SC, and Alokesh Kundu, Director, Prayag United SC and other key IFA officials.
With a strong team in place Prayag United now looks forward to win titles with a renewed zeal.
Having a strong soccer background at a young age of 23 yrs, Vincent will surely raise the level of competitiveness on the field with his exposure of having already played in Japan, New Zealand, Australia and India.
Avik Bagchi, Football Secretary, Prayag United SC, said, "Kanye Vincent has already played with the team in the previous season and is accustomed with the structure.
"He has already shown his potential and his goal scoring abilities to us. We also won many matches because of his skilful performance. Therefore in all respect Vicent was the apt choice."
Speaking on the team coordination, Bagchi, said, "It was essential to have a foreigner striker in the team considering that we have the Federation Cup ahead. Also, we needed a player to play in unity with Ranti Martins on the fields.
"Given that Vincent has already played with the team, it was wise that we picked on him rather than explore unknown territories."
Speaking on the occasion, Krishnendu Roy, Technical Advisor, Prayag United SC said, "Kanye Vincent has come to play for the club for the second successive year and we are sure his presence will add value to the team.
"Since he has played with the team before he shall adapt well with the squad. However, we were on the lookout for another striker besides Ranti and are positive that his performance in alliance with that of Ranti Martins will add structure to the team. "
Transaction: Prayag United SC acquired Kanye Vincent
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