For the upcoming Indian Super League season, Chennaiyin Fc completes their signing of foreign players by bringing Mailson Alves and Henrique Sereno.
The 2015 Indian Super League Champions signed two central defenders for the upcoming season; Malison Alves was part of the Chennaiyin Fc side before in this competition, Malison has made 12 appearances for the Chennaiyin Fc side in the past.
Sereno the Portuguese defender lifted the Indian Super league trophy last term with the Kolkata giants Atletico De Kolkata last season.
The New Chennaiyin Fc coach John Gregory avouched on the addition of the new central defenders: “We are very happy to have signed two winners who have proven themselves in the ISL already. It is great to have Mailson back at the club as he contributed so much to the success two years ago and had a fantastic season this year in Brazil. Sereno has an incredible CV with immense experience and was one of the best defenders in last season’s ISL. The duo adds strength in depth to our defence.”
Malison said: “I can’t express in words how I feel about returning home. I always dreamed of reuniting with the club and thank the owners and coach John Gregory for giving me this opportunity again. The fans remained incredibly supportive even though I played for another ISL team last year and now I want to do everything to bring back the trophy to Chennai for them,”
After joining the new club Sereno voiced: “I had a great experience last year in India and it was incredible to score in the final and lift the trophy. I am delighted with this chance of returning to India and signing for one of the best clubs in the ISL. I am determined to experience that winning feeling again with Chennaiyin FC this season and can’t wait to play at the Marina Arena.”