Scoty’s good performance during tests in Coimbra guaranteed him a contract. Showing strength, speed and precision shots, he also relied on the help of his fellow Cape Verdean Lito in order to fulfill his dream of playing in the Portuguese League. Lito, who is captain of the Cape Verdean national all-star team, convinced the president of Académica de Coimbra, José Eduardo Simões, to go ahead with the contract.
Scoty exchanges Académica da Praia for Coimbra 28 Julho 2009
Cape Verdean offensive player Scoty is the newest acquisition by Portuguese soccer club Académica de Coimbra for the 2009/2010 season. The 23-year-old athlete was one of the highlights in Praia-based team Académica da Praia in the most recent edition of the national soccer championship. The player’s technical qualities impressed the directors of the Coimbra team, who wasted no time taking him to Portugal.