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Thursday, July 12, 2018, 17:35
Brazilian Forward Fernando Karanga joins Henan Jianye
By Xinhua
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 17:35 By Xinhua

This picture taken on March 31, 2018 shows players of Henan Jianye celebrating after scoring a goal during the 4th round football match of the Chinese Super League against Dalian Yifang in Zhengzhou. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

ZHENGZHOU - 27-year-old Brazilian forward Fernando Karanga joined Henan Jianye from Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia, the China Super League club announced on Thursday.

Karanga, 1.89m tall and 73kg in weight, scored 24 goals and 11 assists in his 29 apperances for CSKA Sofia in the 2017-18 season.

"We hope Karanga could add strength to our attacking armoury and help the club achieve better result in the second half of the year," Henan Jianye FC said in a statement.

After 11 rounds of 2018 Chinese Super League, Henan Jianye registered 3 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats, ranking the 14th in 16 teams.

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