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Gorkšs lands Sweden switch

Published: Monday 28 October 2002, 7.12CET
Latvia Under-21 defender Kaspars Gorkšs has signed for Swedish club Östers IF.

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Published: Monday 28 October 2002, 7.12CET

Gorkšs lands Sweden switch

Latvia Under-21 defender Kaspars Gorkšs has signed for Swedish club Östers IF.

Latvia Under-21 defender Kaspars Gorkšs has signed for Swedish club Östers IF.

Impressive trial
Gorkšs will officially join the team on 1 December after impressing during a week-long trial. Östers have just won promotion to the Allsvenskan and will play in the top flight for the 2003 season. The 21-year-old Gorkšs has been playing for Virsliga basement club FK Auda Riga and has three U21 caps to his name.

Last updated: 28/10/02 19.24CET

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