Sydney FC signs Fabio from Melbourne Victory May 24, 2012, 9:05 pm

Official release from Sydney FC

Sydney FC has agreed terms with pacey Brazilian full back Fabio Alves Macedo, who will join the club on a two year contract.

The left back is Head Coach Ian Crook's second signing of the week after securing the services of Iraqi international Ali Abbas on Monday.

Fabio impressed during a recent trial and will officially join the club once visa requirements are finalised.

"I am very happy to be signing for Sydney FC," said Fabio. "It's a great opportunity for me and I'm going to repay the belief the coach Ian Crook has shown in me.

"I am really pleased by the way I have been received by the players and the coaching staff.

"In just a few days, I have seen that they are a very united group and I'm looking forward to working with them."

The 27-year old arrives after a season playing for Melbourne Victory FC where he was voted third in their Player of the Year Awards.

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