GUWAHATI, Sept 15 � Sergio Contreras Pardo commonly known as Koke, a 31-year old Spanish striker, has joined he youngest team in the ISL � The NorthEast United FC. Koke started his football career in 2001 which makes him a big asset to the team as he brings with him a wealth of experience. He will be add to NorthEast FC�s attack by bringing onboard 13 years of professional football experience.
Koke, a native of Malaga in Spain, started his career with Malaga. He soon went on to play for Marseille in France and then had a good run at Sporting Lisbon in Portugal .He then went on to play for the Greek Super League team Aris for 5 years where he captained them for 2 years in that duration
Moreover, Koke�s efforts helped them to finish fourth in the 2006-07 Super League Greece season. On his new journey with NorthEast United FC Koke expresses, �I am very eager to start training with my new teammates and am excited about this new journey. I look forward to a great season and to score some winning goals for my team.�
NEUFC coach, Ricki Herbert is looking forward to this new addition to his team stated, �The arrival of Koke at NorthEast United is one of excitement and anticipation. His experience and pedigree is much awaited and we all look forward to his appearances as a NorthEast United player�, stated NEUFC media manager Janice Lynrah in a press release.