EB rope in Dovale as Al Amna’s replacement

first_imgKolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) East Bengal on Monday recruited former Bengaluru FC winger Antonio Rodriguez Dovale on loan from Cypriot First Division club Nea Salamis ahead of the I-League derby against Mohun Bagan on December 16.Dovale comes in as a replacement of injured Syrian midfielder Mahmoud Al Amna, who has been officially released by the club.The Spaniard had appeared in 13 ISL matches for the Blues and provided four assists.He scored a hat-trick in Bengaluru FC’s AFC Cup qualifying match against Maldivian side TC Sports Club, helping them secure a place in the AFC Cup 2018 group stages.Dovale becomes the club’s sixth foreigner after Borja Gomez, Johnny Acosta, Kassim Aidara, Enrique Esqueda and Jaime Santos Colado.The Kolkata-based club is currently sixth in the league table with nine points from six matches. PTI TAP BSBSlast_img

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