Al-Ittihad announce the signing of Angolan international Helder Costa

Al-Ittihad announced today, Sunday, their official contract with Angolan international Helder Costa, on loan for up to one season only, as well as with an option to buy at the end of the season, and that this player comes from Leeds United, and Costa was born in the Angolan capital Luanda. Contrary to the stories of most African players, besides his parents were financially stable, then Costa was raised by a wealthy family, and according to the World Economic Forum report released in 2015, the African capital has topped the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world for several years and it is also the largest Portuguese-speaking capital in the world.

Helder Costa

union club He said in a press release, which he posted via his official account on social networking site Twitter, that the media center announced the contract for the club’s board of directors led by Anmar bin Abdullah Al-Haili. with the Angolan player Helder Costa, up to a year on the loan system, as well as with the preference to buy him, and we know that this Lapp comes from Leeds United, and this contract concluded by Al-Ittihad is came with the Angolan right wing, at the request of coach Nono Santo, who trained him during their time at Wolverhampton.

Helder Costa
Helder Costa

Matches played by Costa

Costa is 28 years old and plays as a right winger, and he has had a lot of professional experience, including at the clubs of Benfica, as well as Wolverhampton and Monaco in France, as well as in Leeds in England alongside Valencia , and the Portuguese Costa contributed 71 games for Leeds United in various leagues, as well as he scored 8 goals and made 11 assists, and Helder Costa is considered to be one of the second contracts for the foreign federation, after signing Zamalek midfielder Tariq Hamed Al-Masry, and the Angolan Helder Costa will complete with the Al-Ittihad club alongside the Egyptians Ahmed Hegazy and Tariq Hamed, and the Brazilians Marcelo Grohe, Brezno Henrique and Igor Coronado, as well as Moroccan Abdel Razak Hamdallah.