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Cottbus make multinational signings

Published: Friday 1 June 2007, 9.47CET
FC Energie Cottbus have signed FC National 2000 Bucuresti defender Ovidiu Burca and Cypriot international striker Efstathios Aloneftis from Larissa FC.

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Published: Friday 1 June 2007, 9.47CET

Cottbus make multinational signings

FC Energie Cottbus have signed FC National 2000 Bucuresti defender Ovidiu Burca and Cypriot international striker Efstathios Aloneftis from Larissa FC.

FC Energie Cottbus have signed FC National 2000 Bucuresti defender Ovidiu Burca and Cypriot international striker Efstathios Aloneftis from Larissa FC.

'More stability'
The 27-year-old Burca has penned a three-year contract at Cottbus following National's relegation from Romania's LIGA I. The player had played in both the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup with FC Dinamo 1948 Bucuresti, with Cottbus general manager Steffen Heidrich saying: "He has plenty of experience. He will give our defence more stability." Meanwhile, the Bundesliga club have also agreed a three-year contract with Aloneftis, who has scored twice in 15 international appearances for Cyprus. The former AC Omonia player helped Larissa win the Greek Cup this season and qualify for the first round of the UEFA Cup.

Last updated: 01/06/07 12.48CET

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