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Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:31 - Updated Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:31

Football: Show signs contract with Lille

Luanda - The Angolan international football player Manuel Cafumana "Show" signed on Tuesday a five-year contract with France premier League club Lille.

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Show (centre) celebrates a goal scored for his former team, 1º de Agosto

Photo: Rosário dos Santos

The information was disclosed in Lille’s official site, although the value of the contract has not been disclosed, however it adds that the player is to wear the shirt number 23 as he used to wear in his previous team, Angola’s 1º de Agosto.

In the meantime, Lille director-general, Marc Ingla, said the Angolan player had already been followed by his team for a long time, now he expects the athlete to adapt well in his experience in Europe.

In his turn, the player thanked the opportunity given by the French team and pledged to aid the club in the best way to bring happiness to its supporters.

The 20-year old player started his football career at Angola’s 1º de Agosto, emerged to first division with 18 years of age and played a crucial role in the conquest of the last three trophies of the team.

Show  is the third player trained in youth category at 1º de Agosto to sign for an European football team in the last four years, along with Ary Papel and Gelson Dala, who signed a contract with Portuguese first division Sporting of Lisbon in 2016.

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