Mumbai City FC signs Sangoy and Ibanez

Striker Gaston Sangoy and defender Walter Ibanez are the latest additions to the Mumbai City FC squad for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League.

Gaston Sangoy playing for Apollon Limassol in a Europa League game.   -  Getty Images

Mumbai City FC today announced the signing of two South American players from Argentina and Uruguay for the third season of the Indian Super League.

Gaston Sangoy, a 31-year-old Argentine striker, has previously won the Cyprus Cup in 2009-10 and more recently, the Polish I Liga in 2015-16. Sangoy has played for clubs like Sporting Gijon, Apollon and Boca Juniors.

Joining Sangoy is Uruguayan centre-back Walter Ibáñez, who has spent a major part of his career playing for the top divisions in South America. Ibáñez won the Peru Copa Inca in 2014 and the Primera Division of Chile in 2014-15.

Mumbai City FC coach Alexandre Guimaraes said, “Gaston is a proven striker and a goal getter. He is a great asset up front and will always keep the opposition on their toes. Walter is a winner and if you see over the last two seasons, he has had over 60 appearances. That is a testament to his skill that he is a permanent fixture in the team for his coach. I am looking forward to working with both of them and forming a winning team."

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