Brazilian striker Quirino joins Djurgarden

January 19, 2006

STOCKHOLM, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Swedish champions Djurgarden have signed Brazilian striker Quirino on a four-year contract, the club said on their website on Thursday.

Tiago Quirino da Silva, 21, has been with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro since 1998 and made his debut for their first team in 2003. He scored eight goals in 21 appearances last year.

Quirino, who has played for Brazil's under-18 and under-20 teams, joins Djurgarden in February.