ISL 2017 | ATK sign Portuguese striker José Egas dos Santos Branco

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ISL 2017 | ATK sign Portuguese striker José Egas dos Santos Branco

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Press Release

08/11/2017

Two-time ISL champions ATK yesterday announced the signing of Portuguese striker José Egas dos Santos Branco also known as Zequinha for the 2017 ISL season. Branco has formerly represented Portugal at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2007 and is known for his superb striking abilities.

Two-time champions of India Super League, ATK announced today the signing of Portuguese footballer José Egas dos Santos Branco also known as Zequinha for the upcoming season. He 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 many. This young and talented forward from C.D Nacional is all set to scorch the ground this time with his superb striking capabilities. 

"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," said Mr  Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, Principal Owner, ATK.

After signing for the club, Zequinha said, "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." 

ATK's squad for the upcoming season:

Head Coach: Teddy Sheringham

Technical Director: Ashley Westwood

FOREIGN PLAYERS

Robbie Keane

José Egas dos Santos Branco

INDIAN PLAYERS

Debjit Majumder

Prabir Das

Eugeneson Lyngdoh

Jayesh Rane

Keegan Pereira

Shankar Sampingiraj

Anwar Ali

Hitesh Sharma

Robin Singh

Rupert Nongrum

Ashutosh Mehta

Augustin Fernandes

Ronald Singh Shaikhom

Kunzang Bhutia

Bipin Singh Thounaojam

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