|Moreira Jesuino Osmar Francisco (right) is the latest player of Hoang Anh Gia Lai. — Photo zing.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Hoang Anh Gia Lai and new striker Hoang Anh Gia Lai yesterday signed a one-year contract with striker Moreira Jesuino Osmar Francisco.
The Brazilian will be the last foreigner in the list of the V. League 1 side as they have their three imports.
Francisco, 28, has played three years in the Japan's J. League 2 for Avispa Fukuoka, Ehime FC and Mito Hollyhock. After tests, Hoang Anh Gia Lai appreciated his advanced technique and scoring skills.
Last month, the former champions also borrowed Masaaki Ideguchi from Yokohama FC of Japan.
Another player is Eliel Cruz Guardiano, also from Brazil.
Hoang Anh Gia Lai will host a friendly tournament on January 18, which will also see SHB Da Nang, Long An and Sanna Khanh Hoa.
It will be their final warm-up ahead of the new season, which will begin on February 20.