William Barbosa appointed St. Andrews player-coach

st-andrewsBrazilian midfielder William Barbosa da Silva will continue his career as player-coach of First Division side St. Andrews after agreeing a two-year deal with the club.

William Barbosa started his career in Brazil but spent most of his career in Italy, playing for Carrarese, L’Aquila, Martina, Verona, Portogruaro, Taranto, Brindisi and Casarano.

He joined Valletta in summer 2011, spending the past two years with the Citizens.

He replaces Wayne Attard who is expected to join the MFA Technical Centre.