FC Edmonton’s new left back was at the club’s first training session of 2012, held Tuesday at the Victoria Soccer Centre. But, he could only watch from the sidelines, as his contract stipulates that his medical needs to be completed before he can actually kick a ball. Expect to see him on the pitch later this week.
“The team, FC Edmonton, I knew it from last year,” Hatchi said with the help of an interpreter, trialist Ladi Bushiri. “They have so many good young players, and the team plays on the ball, they like to hold the ball, the way I like to play.
“I had an offer from a club in France, in the second division, and also in Belgium, with a team in the premier division. But I like Canada. I fell in love with this country and I wanted to stay.”
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