“Whether he plays in the first team or not he’ll get regular football in the National Youth League, which is a very good competition. He’s a 20-year-old guy who wants to play, so the offer from the Roar was an attractive one for him. “Costa was a foundation member of the club and has won a lot of fans in New Zealand. We wish him all the best for the future and we’ll continue to watch his development closely.” Barbarouses played 21 matches for the Phoenix in three seasons and scored two goals'
Hmm so have Brisbane used a scarce foreign player spot for their youth team? He played 481 minutes for 1 goal this year.