Suara.com – PSIS Semarang has finally announced the recruitment of a striker from Timor Leste, Paulo Gali Freitas. This player whose age is full of question marks will fill the ASEAN player slot for next season.
PSIS Semarang Chief Executive Officer, Yoyok Sukawi, feels certain that Gali Freitas will receive a contract for the next season.
“Today we are announcing PSIS’s newest recruit, namely a slot for a foreign player from ASEAN. We have brought in Paulo Gali so that he will be stronger on the front lines. The process of bringing in him has also gone through the procedure by carrying out medical tests and physical tests as we usually do,” said the CEO of PSIS , Yoyok Sukawi quoted from the club’s official website, Friday (2/6/2023).
Next, Suara.com presents a series of interesting facts from Paulo Gali Freitas, a foreign PSIS Semarang player who will fill the ASEAN slot in League 1 next season.
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1. Has been a Moncer since Level U-16
One of the important moments that catapulted Gali Freitas to fame was his appearance in the 2019 AFF U-15 Cup. At that time, he succeeded in becoming the top scorer with a collection of seven goals.
Unfortunately, Gali Freitas’ impressive appearance in this event failed to bring blessings to Timor Leste U-15, which at that time failed to qualify for Group A for the 2019 AFF U-15 Cup which took place in Thailand.
2. Have broken the goal of the Indonesian National Team
What’s interesting about the track record of this Dili-born player is his goal record with the Timor Leste national team at senior level. So far, he has scored one goal in eight appearances.
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Interestingly, the only goal that nested in the goal of the Indonesian National Team. This moment occurred in a friendly match that was taking place at the Captain I Wayan Dipta Stadium, Gianyar, January 27 2002.