Croatian U-21 nationwide workforce stopper Franjo Prce on Wednesday signed up for SC East Bengal, making him pink and gold brigade’s third international recruit.
Prce, who has performed a match for Lazio senior workforce, has joined SC East Bengal from Croatian membership NK Slaven Belupo. Slovenian midfielder Amir Dervi evic and Tomislav Mrcela are the 2 abroad recruits.
“I’ve performed with a number of the massive names in world soccer and it has helped me develop on and off the sphere. I feel I can use my expertise right here within the ISL and attempt to assist my workforce do properly,” he mentioned.
“I’m eagerly ready to expertise India and I additionally know this membership has a large fan base. It’s a disgrace that they’ll’t be with us within the stands however we are going to play for them. We all the time play for the followers.”
At Lazio, Prce shared the locker room with the likes of former Germany striker Miroslav Klose and Ciro Immobile who earlier this 12 months helped Italy win the European Championships.
Inter Milan centre-back Stefan de Vrij was additionally with Lazio throughout that point as was Italy’s Antonio Candreva and Lucas Biglia of Argentina.
Born in Capljina in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prce began his profession with the youth academy of Croatian membership Hajduk Split. After his stint in Italy, Prce moved to Croatian membership Istra 1961 once more on a mortgage deal earlier than shifting base to Cyprus the place he turned out for AC Omonia.
Prce additionally had spells with FC Karpaty Lviv in Ukraine in addition to enjoying for NK Vara din and NK Slaven Belupo at dwelling in Croatia. Prce was included within the Croatian under-17 workforce for the 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championships. He additionally featured for the workforce within the 2013 FIFA underneath17 World Cup.
Prce is a no-nonsense defender who will add to the squad’s expertise regardless of being solely 25 years of age. The six foot tall footballer is properly travelled and has performed with and in opposition to the perfect.
SC East Bengal tackle Jamshedpur FC of their opening sport of the Hero Indian Super League 2021-22 season, on November 21 on the Tilak Maidan.
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