- Monday February 23rd, 2009 @ 12:32
LATVIAN STRIKER SIGNS FOR SAINTS
Latvia striker Gints Friemanis who scored for St Patrick's Athletic in their mid-week friendly against Chelsea has today signed for the club.
Friemanis had previously played with FK Riga found himself without a club earlier this year when his move to Cork City failed to materialise, â€śit was disappointing not to be playing football but I have been working hard to maintain my fitness levels and I am delighted to have the opportunity now to play for St Patsâ€ť.
Having impressed on Wednesday night the 23 year old believes that he has a lot more to offer - â€śmy last game for FK Riga was some months ago against Elfsborg in the Inter Toto Cup and the other night while I found myself getting into good positions I felt I needed to be sharper and to work more on my finishingâ€ť.
Gints is looking forward to making his mark with St Pat's over the coming season â€“ â€śI have two weeks to fully build up my fitness levels and then I should be flying, I want to win every game, I really don't like to loseâ€ť.