Mohun Bagan Rope In Spanish Forward Chamorro


Kolkata: Former I-League champions Mohun Bagan on Wednesday announced signing of Spanish forward Salva Chamorro from Doxa Drama FC, a second tier Greek football club.

The 29-year-old from Orihuela in Spain began his professional career in Villarreal playing for their reserve teams — Villarreal C and Villarreal B between 2008-2012.

“I am really looking forward to this challenge. I never had any doubts in mind after I spoke with (head coach) Kibu Vicuna and read about the legacy of Mohun Bagan. I am looking forward to get started,” he said in a media statement.

Chamorro also played for Barcelona B in 2016. He mostly played in Segunda Divisi n and Segunda Divisi n B in Spain.

He helped UE Llagostera to become champions of Segunda Division B in 2013-14 by scoring 11 goals. Chamorro has also played in countries like Portugal, Greece and Hong Kong.