Leandro Motta completes Santa Lucia move

Santa Lucia FC secured the services of Brazilian attacking midfielder Leandro Wallace Motta dos Santos.

Twenty-eight year old Leandro Motta is no new face for local football, having played for Hamrun Spartans in season 2016/17 and for Sliema Wanderers in the first part of season 2017/18. Earlier he had played for the youths of Fluminense in Brazil and following spells with MYPA and FC Lahti in Finland, he also played for AE Evangelica (ASEEV) and CN Marcilio Dias, back in Brazil. After leaving Malta, he moved back to Brazil where he played for EC Democrata and following a spell with CD Olimpia in Honduras, moved back to his home country to play for Cajazeirense and Nova Iguacu.

Earlier Santa Lucia signed goalkeeper Andreas Vella, Jamie Zerafa, Michael Camilleri and Alan da Silva Souza apart from confirming Oliver Spiteri as coach.