Stars sign free-agent midfielder Douglas Lima | MASL

  • Friday, May 31, 2019 10:35am
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The Tacoma Stars have signed MASL veteran midfielder Douglas Lima, the first free-agent pickup this offseason for the Kent-based club.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, per team and league policies.

Lima, a Rio de Janeiro, Brazil native, is coming off his best statistical season in which he tallied 18 points – 10 goals, eight assists – in 14 games with the Turlock Express.

Previously, Lima spent two seasons with the Ontario Fury. He picked up eight goals, three of which were game-winners, and one assist in 29 games with the Fury.

Last season the Stars won a close race with Ontario for the second playoff spot in the Pacific Division.

“Douglas is a young, exciting player with tremendous talent and desire. We believe he can help us achieve our goals for years to come” Stars coach Nick Perera said.

Follow the Stars at tacomastars.com or maslsoccer.com.




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