After presenting formally Malta international defender Ryan Camenzuli, Hamrun Spartans presented seven new foreign players who had joined the club in the past weeks.
The players are Vinícius de Freitas Ribeiro, Rodrigo Callegari Torre, Jonny Robert do Nascimento Torres, Ognjen Bjelicic, Mousa Balla Sowe, Roko Prša and Elvis Sukisa Mashike.
Twenty-nine year old Brazilian left back Vinicius started his career at Cruzeiro in Brazil and joined Lazio in Italy from where he was loaned to Padova, Perugia and FC Zurich in Switzerland. He was released and joined AEK Athens but then returned to Brazil where he played for Chapecoense, Botafogo and Joinville SC.
Twenty-five year old Argentine central defender Rodrigo Callegari, brother of Floriana’s Emiliano Callegari, started his career at CA San Telmo but moved to Italy two years ago where he played for Lanusei and Fasano.
Twenty-four year old Brazilian forward Jonny played for AA Coruripe, Tocantins EC, Central SC, EC Cruzeiro and Zumbi EC in Brazil.
Twenty-four year old Serbian defensive midfielder Ognjen Bjelicic is a product of Crvena Zvezda – Red Star Belgrade. He moved to FK Rad in Serbia and following a short spell with FC Viktoria Plzen in the Czech Republic, he moved back to Serbia where he was on th ebooks of FK Sindjelic Belgrade, FK Indjija and FK Radnicki Nis.
Twenty-five year old Gambian left winger Mousa Balla Sowe moved to Italy at an early age and was on the books of Parma, Vibonese, Gela, Turris, Monterosi and Atletico Fiuggi.
Twenty-six year old Croatian central midfielder Roko Prša played for HNK Segesta Sisak, NK Zagreb, Dinamo Zagreb, NK Rudes, Inter Zapresic and NK Vinogradar in Croatia before moving to the USA where he played for UMass Lowell River Hawks and Seacoast United before returning to Europe where he joined NK Fuzinar and eventually NK Aluminij in Slovenia
Twenty-eight year old Congolese forward Elvis Sukisa Mashike moved to Europe at an early age and played for Slovan Galanta, Banik Ruzina, Orion Tip Sered, MFK Zvolen and Zlate Moravce in Slovakia and Loko Vltavin, Ceske Budejovice, Slovan Liberec, Viktoria Zizkov and Slavoj Vysehrad in the Czech Republic before returning back to Slovakia where he played for FK Senica and MSK Zilina.