Atletico de Kolkata officially announced the signing of the Spanish centre forward Juan Belencoso, Atletico de Kolkata was the champion of the first season of Indian super league and the semi finalist of the 2nd season of ISL, which have definitely boosted up the confidence level of the team as well as the player because an international move always make a huge impact.
Juan Belencoso who is very much famous among the public and is loved by his fans very much for his ethics on match winning skills his popularity has thus never decreased, and has played for many clubs and teams in the past like Kitchee FC in Hong Kong. Belencoso played for sides like Albacete Balompié, UB Conquense, CD Lugo and Cádiz CF. In between 2002 to 2008, with a small spell in Portugal, Juan Belencoso competed mainly in Segunda División B, representing in that level Real Jaén, Mérida UD, CE L'Hospitalet and CD Baza.
After getting over with the rated Indian players, and concluding with seven number of international giants and lastly adding Belencoso will strengthen the team to a higher extent.
This is what the team management had to say about the signing:
“On behalf of the team management we welcome Belencoso to Atlético de Kolkata which will help us in further developing the nucleus of the team this year. My association with his style of football goes back to the Kitchee FC days in Hong Kong. He had been one of the most consistent performers and had been nominated as AFC Foreign Player of the Year. With Postiga and now Belencoso I feel the need for the right strikers has been precisely addressed.”