Transfer News: Negeri Sembilan - PDRM friendly showcases both team's new signings

Selangor complete foreign quota, Perak seeks to replace Rangel with another Brazilian


According to @frman123, an insider at the Selangor FA, the Red Giants have signed their final foreign player for the 2014 season, defender Steve Pantelidis. The 30-year old formerly played for Perth Glory, and prior to that, Indonesia's Bintang F.C. His signing came following the arrival of Indonesian Andik Vermansyah, and Brazilians Paulo Rangel and Junior Aparecido at the Klang Valley team.



Utusan Malaysia on Monday reported that the Silver State are close to signing Brazilian forward Anderson Rodrigues Cardoso. Cardoso was reported to have impressed head coach Abu Bakar Fadzim in the last two friendlies played by Perak, scoring in both of them. The report also added that Perak are set to give an unnamed Colombian player a trial.
Negeri Sembilan played PDRM in a pre-season friendly on Monday night, and our source who was present at Paroi was able to spot a number of new faces on the pitch and on both benches, during the match that ended 3-0 to the home side.


Former Geylang United skipper Jozef Kaplan started the match, turning in a promising performance that led to him scoring a goal himself, after having beeen strongly linked with the 2011 Malaysia Cup champions in the last month. He played the match alongside four unidentified foreign players. One of the foreign players, believed to be an East Asian national, scored another goal for the Jangs, while the remaining goal was scored by their newest local signing; former Terengganu midfielder G. Puaneswaran.


PDRM also attracted attention with several players that they fielded in the match. They fielded former Malaysia defenders Sabre Abu and Muslim Ahmad, former Perak foreign defender Rafael Souza, and ex Kuala Lumpur defender and goalkeeper Munir Amran and Azizon Kadir. Interestingly, Helmi Eliza played between the sticks for PDRM in the match, despite earlier reports that he is rejoining Kedah from Felda United.

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