Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:05 - Updated Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:05
Angolan Dolly Menga joins Benfica until 2017
Luanda - Angolan Dolly Menga, who is expected in the country to join the national senior football team on Sunday for an African Nations Cup (CAN2015) qualifier match against Gabon in Libreville, has signed for Portugal?s Sport Lisboa e Benfica until 2017.
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Angola's national football team
Photo: Pedro Parente
The 21-year striker who has come from Lierse of Belgium posted on his facebook timeline a picture with the Benfica shirt attached to the message : “Oficial: Dolly Menga signs for Benfica”.
The news has also hit the headlines of the Belgium newspaper Dernier Heur and the Portuguese publication A Bola.
The A Bola writes that the deal between Lierse and Benfica has been signed and the player will be serving the Portuguese first division club until 2017, starting with the team B.
Dolly Menga is described as player characterised by his explosive strength. He weighs 80 kilograms and is 180 centimetres tall.
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