Malappuram, 5th August 2021: The Hornbills sign Brazilian defender Gabriel Lima Silva.
Twenty-Year-Old Centre-Back Inks Season Deal, Set To Stay With Kerala Until End Of 2021-2022 Campaign.
Kerala United FC, on Thursday, announced that Brazilian defender Gabriel Lima Silva had signed on a Season Contract. 20-year-old Gabriel, who stands at 6’4”, is the Hornbill’s first foreign signing for the 2021-2022 campaign
Having begun his career in the youth academy of Independente de Limeira, Mauá & Santo André in Brasil, Gabriel had a stint at Ukraine top-flight club FC Shakhtar Donetsk’s U21, before joining Atibaia in 2021.
” This is an interesting challenge for me. I feel confident and I’m sure I will be able to perform my best here and help the club. I thank the United World football group for this opportunity.” said Gabriel, after completing the formalities on his deal.
” I’m happy to welcome Gabriel to Kerala United FC. I think he is a very crucial player on the pitch and has a commanding personality. I wish him all the very best and extend my full support in his football career,” said Shabeer Mannaril, CEO, Kerala united FC