1 Aug 2013

Phoenix sign Australia-under 20 player

7:30 am on 1 August 2013

The Australia under-20 football international Reece Caira is joining the Wellington Phoenix, leaving A-League side the Western Sydney Wanderers to gain more game time.

A left back or centre midfielder, 20-year-old Caira managed just two appearances for newcomers the Wanderers last season.

Prior to that Caira spent three years getting a grounding with English Premier League club Aston Villa.

Caira is joining the Phoenix on a two-year deal.