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Mumbai City FC sign Tunisia’s Bechour

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Mumbai, July 28 : Mumbai City FC on Tuesday signed Tunisian footballer Selim Bechour for the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). Bechour started his career with Paris Saint-Germain in 2001 as an attacking midfielder and stayed until 2005. In 2009, he moved to La Liga side Malaga. He then signed a two-year contract with Cypriot club APOEL, helping it win the 2012-13 Cypriot First Division. In the 2013-14 season, he appeared in two Europa League group stage matches for APOEL and won the Cypriot League, the Cypriot Cup and the Cypriot Super Cup. He was widely considered as one of Tunisia’s best players, an elegant play maker with range of passing and great vision while playing for Tunisia’s tiol squad in the 2002 World Cup. In ISL 2015, the Mumbai outfit will be coached by marquee mager and player Anelka and they start their campaign against FC Pune City on October 5. IANS

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