Raúl joins Maputo Railway, Parkim returns to Vilankulos


The transfer window is in full swing in Mozambique’s premiership known as Mocambola as Ferroviário de Maputo sealed a deal with Mozambican attacking midfielder Raúl, who was at Fafe de Portugal while The Vilankulo Sports Association confirmed the arrival of striker, Luís Melville Parkim, who was linked to Incomáti de Xinavane.

Maputo Railway Sports Director, Isidro Amade highlighted the quality of their new “recruit” for Daúde Razaque’s team, considering that the offensive midfielder can also play in more advanced positions.

“We are in the transfer window and the club is trying to improve the squad with more quality, adjusting the deficit we have and balancing the age level. Therefore, we started with these principles for hiring Raúl, who is a well-referenced player in the country,” said Amade.

“He [Raul] is a national team player and at the moment he is part of Ferroviário’s staff for the next two years. It reinforces the main team from the perspective of what our objectives are, which includes winning the trophies that are or will be on offer in our sporting calendar” stressed the manager, for whom the squad can still be reinforced, as there will also be departures to be confirmed.

Raúl stated that he is happy to return to Mozambique and then to a big club, Ferroviário de Maputo. “It is a club that needs no introduction and is always fighting for titles,” he said.

“I feel more mature than two or three years ago. Portuguese football, regardless of the Division, is always competitive and I feel I have grown a lot and I am ready to help Ferroviário. I promise goals and together we will fight to reach the defined goals.”

Meanwhile, The Vilankulo Sports Association signed a local star Parkim in an attempt to strengthen their squad.

The attacker left Incomáti de Xinavane for Associação Desportiva de Vilankulo and penned a contract with the club until the end of the current season.

Parkim, returns to a home he knows well and is already under the command of Victor Manyamba in the team that occupies fourth position in the league table with 14 points from eight games.

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