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Sporting Clube de Goa sign Martins, Roystan and Chinta

Martins Ekwueme, Roystan D’Souza and Chinta Chandrashekar

Martins Ekwueme, Roystan D’Souza and Chinta Chandrashekar

On transfer dead-line day, Sporting Clube de Goa was kept very busy picking up three new faces to bolster their squad, at the SCG Head-quarters in Panjim, on Saturday.

Sporting Goa has completed the signing of Nigerian midfielder Martins Ekwueme. Midfielder Roystan D’Souza and defender Chinta Chandrashekar have both joined from the now defunct Mumbai Tigers.

Martins who spent many years in the Polish top flight, is set to replace Spanish midfielder Arturo Garcia, who sadly picked up a serious knee injury during his heroics in the Federation Cup recently and will be sadly missed by the Flaming Oranje faithful.

Chinta will be familiar to the Sporting Goa fans, having spent four fruitful seasons with the Goan outfit and was part of the team which lifted the Hutch Goa Professional League in 2006.

Roystan is the only one of the three new signings, who is likely to make his debut against Pune in the I-League on Sunday evening.

“I am pleased with the three quality new signings and I am grateful to the management, for ensuring our team stays competitive in the remaining half of the I-League,” stated a delighted Sporting Goa Coach Oscar Bruzon.

Please note:
Martins Ekwueme has never represented the Nigerian national team as posted by some fans in the last couple of days. The information is wrong and it has been added to his Wikipedia page without any references.