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Tragedy Hit Chapecoense Announce Fourth Signing As Squad Rebuilding Process Continues

Forward Rossi Pereira has become the fourth signing for the tragedy-hit Brazilian club Chapecoense, according to Diario Catarinense.

The 24-year-old joins goalkeeper Davi, central defender Douglas Grolli and midfielder Dodo as those to sign with the Brazilian club in the past two weeks, the newspaper said on Wednesday.

Rossi, who played with and at youth level, scored nine goals in 31 matches for Goias in ’s Serie B this year.

Seventy-one people died, including 19 Chapecoense players and all of their coaching staff, when the LaMia plane in which they were traveling crashed near , Colombia, on November 28.

The accident occurred less than two days before they were due to play Colombia’s in the first leg of the two-match final.

Chapecoense were earlier this month awarded the title at the request of Atletico Nacional.

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