December 19, 2016 BOSTON CITY SIGNINGS Starters Scariot, De Souza return
Boston City FC has signed starting goalkeeper Vitor Scariot and central defender Gabriel De Souza, plus defender Jadson Leite, the team announced Monday.
Scariot, 19, joined the team midway through its inaugural season and totaled five shutouts. De Souza, named to the NPSL All-League First Team as Boston City qualified for the playoffs, and Leite developed with Atletico Mineiro’s academy system in Brazil. De Souza scored in Boston City's first victory, a 1-0 home over the Seacoast United Phantoms on May 7.
"We are delighted to re-sign Vitor after he was such an influential player for us last season," Boston City FC coach Palhinha said. "Once Vitor gave us confidence defensively, we were able to build on that and really establish ourselves as a contender in the division. He is a signing who is critical to the success we hope to achieve next season."