ISL 2017-18: ATK make Portuguese forward Jose Egas second foreign signing after Robbie Keane

Kolkata: Two-time Indian Super League champions ATK today announced the signing of Portuguese forward Jose Egas dos Santos Branco for the upcoming season.

Popularly known as Zequinha, the 30-year-old has represented Portugal national side in FIFA U-20 World Cup 2007 and played for clubs like G D Tourinzense, F C Penafiel and Gondomar S C among others.

Portugese forward Jose Egas dos Santos Branco signed by ATK. Getty Images

Portugese forward Jose Egas dos Santos Branco signed by ATK. Getty Images

"I feel extremely happy to have such energy in our team. We are definitely working towards a great start with player like Zequinha coming on board," ATK principal owner Sanjiv Goenka said in a statement.

Zequinha thus became ATK's second foreigner after their marquee signing Robbie Keane.

"Kolkata has great spirit when it comes to football. The crowd and its passion gives the drive for fantastic football. The ISL experience will add a new feather to my cap," Zequinha said.


Updated Date: Aug 11, 2017 14:06 PM

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