Santa Lucia FC have completed the signing of Brazilian striker Francisco Rodrigues Farias, the Times of Malta can reveal.
Popularly known as Leo Bahia, the veteran forward arrived in Malta this week and agreed personal terms with the Saints before putting pen to paper on a one-year contract.
Leo Bahia is Santa Lucia FC’s sixth signing of the close season after the Saints have already secured the services of goalkeeper Julani Archibald, defender Jurgen Pisani, midfielder Jan Tanti and forwards Vito Plut and Patrick Mota.
The 30-year-old has spent the majority of his career in Brazil where he played for Sao Gabriel, Alecrim-RN, Bangu RJ, and GE Juventus-SC among others.
In November 2020, he moved to Guatemala where he played for Xelaju.
Last season, Leo Bahia made 15 appearances with Xelaju, scoring one goal.