Today SCG Muangthong United welcome Lucas Rocha. The 24 year old central defender joins the Kirin for the 2020 season with options to extend.
Rocha, from Brazil, is expected to provide solid support on the defense, and with his height of 1.84 meters be able to deny crosses, while adding attacking punch to set pieces on the attacking end. He will wear the number 3 jersey.
Rocha brings great promise and youth to the team. At age 24 his experience to date has been in the Brazilian leagues, and he's been closely followed by Coach Gama.
Said Club. Director of Football Ronnarit Suewaja, "We are pleased to welcome Lucas Rocha to the club. Speaking with Coach Gama this is a good choice for us, and we look forward to the role he can play in our back line."
Head Coach Alexandre Gama commented, "We are very happy to announce Lukas. He is a young player, with speed, and has performed well last season. His style will fit well with how I like to play, and he will work well with the other players."
Said Rocha, "I am happy to be here, this is an honour to join SCG Muangthong United, and I want a big season for both myself and the club. I spoke to other players about football in Thailand, and this is a strong league and I am ready to prove myself here. To the club fans, I'd like to say please believe in me, and I will do my very best, and I thank you for the support you have shown me already."
SCG Muangthong United will be taking part in pre-season competitions and friendly, including the LEO Pre-Season Cup beginning on January 18th.