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ISL 2017: ATK announce Portuguese forward as second new foreign signing

Portuguese born FC Porto graduate Zequinha is all set to don champion side ATK colours.


Zequinha (yellow shirt) playing in the Europa League for FC Arouca against Heracles
Zequinha (yellow shirt) playing in the Europa League for FC Arouca against Heracles

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," Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group and principal owner of ATK.

 "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," said Zequinha after signing on the dotted lines.

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