NorthEast confirms Sergio Farias exit

The Brazilian signed for the Highlanders in May and even handpicked a few signings. This will be his second stint at Suphanburi.

NorthEast United took to Twitter to confirm the termination of the Brazilian's contract and added it will not further comment on the issue.   -  Ritu Raj konwar

Indian Super League outfit NorthEast United FC has confirmed on its official Twitter account that it has terminated ther services of Sergio Farias, >who defected to Thai club Suphanburi FC. The Brazilian signed for the Highlanders in May and even handpicked a few signings. This will be his second stint at Suphanburi.





Some of Sergio’s finest achievements came with K-League side Pohang Steelers, with which he won the AFC Champions League (2009), the K League, the K League Cup and finished third at the FIFA Club World Cup, He was chosen as the K-League Manager of the Year in 2007.

Sergio was at the helm of the Brazil U-17 and U-20 national sides, where he famously groomed superstars such as Ronaldinho and Lucio. He went on to win the South American Championship with the U-17 side in 2000. His experience in working with young talent also extended to the Santos U-17 team.