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Chennayin FC signs Slovakian forward Jakub Sylvestr

Chennayin FC signs Slovakian forward Jakub Sylvestr

Chennai, Oct 20 (UNI) Two-time ISL champions Chennaiyin
FC today announce that Slovakian center forward Jakub
Sylvestr has joined on a free transfer for the 2020-21 season.
The 31-year-old former Slovakia international joins CFC from
the Israel top flight after the expiry of his contract at Hapoel
Haifa FC.
Sylvestr is set to become the first player from Slovakia to
feature in the Indian Super League, a CFC release said.
“I am really excited about signing for CFC and coming to
India for the first time. This is quite a new adventure for
me – new continent, new family, new way of life living in
the bubble and playing football", Jakub said.
'I am really looking forward to being with the team in
Goa very soon. I will put my best foot forward to help
the team succeed,” he said.
“Jakub (Sylvestr) will add necessary attacking impetus
to our squad. He has been in good goal scoring form
especially over the past few years, and I am certain he
will carry that touch with him to India", CFC Head Coach
Csaba László said as Jakub became the club’s seventh
and final overseas player for the 2020-21 campaign.
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