Brazilian winger Alex da Paixao Alves will be playing once again for Birkirkara.
Alex da Paixao Alves, known as Lecao, played for Bahia de Feira, Ferroviario, Oeste, Colo Colo and Parnahyba in Brazil before moving to Malta to join Tarxien Rainbows in summer 2015. Two years later, he moved to Balzan but in January 2019, he was transferred to Al Akhdoud Club in Saudi Arabia. In summer 2020, he joined Birkirkara but moved back to Balzan last summer.
The Stripes, who have appointed Giovanni Tedesco as their new coach, had earlier signed Osvaldo Iorio Forestero, Diego Pires Dall’Oca, Kevin Tulimieri, Denis Custodio Ribeiro and Enzo Daniel Cabrera.