Charles Petro signs with Futbal Club Botosani


Former Nyasa Big Bullets and Sheriff Tiraspol defensive midfielder, Charles Petro has made another move in his career by signing with Futbal Club Botosani.

The Club announced the arrival of the Flames Midfielder Charles Petro, on their Facebook page on Tuesday and  welcomed him and touted his prowess.

"FC Botosani announces that it has reached an agreement with defensive midfielder Charles Petro, the last player of Sheriff Tiraspol.

"The 21-year-old Malawian footballer played for Big Bullets in his home country before playing for defending champion Moldova. 

 "Our club wishes him every success and to have as many achievements as possible in our shirt"

FC Botoșani made their debut in European competitions, in the first qualifying round of UEFA Europa League in a 1–1 tie against Spartaki Tskhinvali in the first leg in Botoșani.

In the second leg in Georgia, FC Botoșani netted their first European victory in a 3–1 win over Spartaki Tskhinvali to advance to the next round, where they met Legia Warsaw.

After their first qualification in the championship play-offs, FC Botoșani finished the 2019–20 season on the 4th place, thus achieving their best Liga I performance and, once again, qualifying for UEFA Europa League after 5 years since their last participation.

They netted a 2–1 away victory against Kazakh side Ordabasy in the first round, before eventually being eliminated by Shkëndija of North Macedonia after a 0–1 home loss in the second round.

The currently sit on position 12 in the Liga 1.