Club side T-Team has secured the signings of three new foreigners for the new season.
As revealed by Goal.com yesterday, former Dutch international George Boateng is the biggest of the three and will be the club’s first import signing.
Boateng, 37, was officially unveiled at a contract signing ceremony at Wisma Darul Iman yesterday. The midfielder committed to a year and the signing was witnessed by the Secretary of State – Datuk Mazlan Ngah, his deputy – Datuk Wan Ahamad Wan Muda and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of T-Team, Abdul Rashid Jusoh.
Upon signing, the Ghanaian born Boateng said that he did not come to Malaysia for the money and affirmed his intention to help T-Team achieve their targets.
“We have to have a right reason to play football and as for me I stopped playing football for money when I was 26,” he told The New Straits Times.
“I have my good name and reputation to think of and after playing against the best of midfielders such as Paul Scholes, David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane, I have no fear whatsoever.
“I also know that I can make a difference here.”
T-Team also announced the signings of English coach Peter Butler and fitness coach Sebastian Knapic on 1-year contracts at the same ceremony.
In addition, Datuk Mazlan revealed that the Terengganu based club will adopt ‘The Titans’ moniker as the team’s official nickname starting next year.