• Saturday May 24, 2014

    Tauro announces Renteria signing

    Panamanian side Tauro FC announced the signing of Jair Renteria (white jersey) on May 24, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Tauro FC)

    PANAMA CITY, Panama – In its first signing ahead of the 2014 Panamanian Apertura and 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League (CCL), Tauro FC announced Saturday the acquisition of Jair Renteria.

    The emerging 24-year-old played last season for Tierra Firme FC in the Liga Nacional de Ascenso -- Panama’s second division – and is expected to provide depth at forward for a side that scored 16 goals in 18 games during the recently completed Clausura.

    He is the brother of the late Luis Renteria – a Tauro and Panama standout -- who passed in March at the age of 25 from respiratory failure following a battle with systemic Lupus.

    Tauro qualified for its fifth CCL after winning the 2013 Panamanian Apertura.

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