TNS announced that Mihai Leca departed the club in May 2017, having only signed in January 2017, following a trial at Park Hall. Leca began his career at Steau Bucharest before going on to play for a number of teams in his native Romania.
His first appearance on a TNS team sheet was as an unused substitute in the 2-0 home victory against Cardiff Metropolitan University FC on February 4th. Although coming on as a substitute in between, his full debut was in the reverse fixture, down in the capital, six weeks later as TNS won 5-0 on the road.
Beginning his career in his native Romania with Steau Bucharest, it was a move to Concordia Chiajna that saw him establish in Liga 1, the top flight of Romanian football.
Following 60 appearances ' and 1 goal ' in seasons spanning 2010-2014, he then moved to rivals, Otelul Galati. Nicknamed the Steelworkers, they had previously ' just three seasons before ' played in the Champions League.
His first overseas move, in 2015-2016, then took him to Zakho FC, the Iraqi Premier League side. Managed by fellow Romanian, Dorinel Munteanu, he made 27 appearances, scoring one goal in the process.
Prior to signing for TNS, he returned to his homeland, starting 11 times for Brasov, from whom the Welsh champions secured his services.
Joining full internationals already at the club ' Greg Draper (New Zealand), Steve Evans (Wales) and Steve Saunders (Scotland), Leca is the second U-21 capped player on our books, following last season's signing of Ryan Brobbel (Northern Ireland).
Aged 24 and with seven Romanian U-21 games under his belt, the 6ft 3in central defender brings a wealth of experience to the TNS squad.
Mihai Leca will wear the number 18 shirt.
|Date of Birth:||14/04/1992|
|Place of Birth:||Bucharest|
|Former Clubs:||Concordia Chiajna, Oelul Galai, Zakho FC, Braov|
|Mihai's Stats:||This Season||Total|
|Total Games:||- / 0||-|