Zebbug Rangers sign Leandro Almeida

Newly-promoted Zebbug Rangers signed Brazilian defender Leandro Almeida da Silva.

Thirty-five year old Leandro Almeida joins the club from Hibernians where he spent the last two years. He started his career with Atletico Mineiro but in 2009 moved to Dynamo Kyiv in Ukraine where he spent three and a half years. He moved back to Brazil in 2013, playing for Coritiba, Palmeiras, Internacional, Figueirense, Londrina, Parana and Guarani.

The Rangers who have confirmed Brian Spiteri as their coach had earlier signed goalkeeper Miguel Chetcuti from Pieta’ Hotspurs have extended the contracts of a number of players who formed part of their squad last season, namely Jamie Azzopardi, Glen Mifsud, Kurt Bondin, Randall Vella, Stanimir Miloskovic, Ayrton Mizzi, Travis Bartolo and Yanis Tonna.