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Linz boosts Braga strike force

Published: Tuesday 21 August 2007, 18.10CET
SC Braga have boosted their attacking options ahead of their UEFA Cup campaign by completing the signing of Boavista FC's Austria striker Roland Linz.
Linz boosts Braga strike force
Roland Linz celebrates scoring for Austria ©AFP
 
Published: Tuesday 21 August 2007, 18.10CET

Linz boosts Braga strike force

SC Braga have boosted their attacking options ahead of their UEFA Cup campaign by completing the signing of Boavista FC's Austria striker Roland Linz.

UEFA Cup contenders SC Braga have completed the signing of Boavista FC and Austria striker Roland Linz.

Boavista success
The 26-year-old has agreed a three-year deal with Jorge Costa's side after impressing with ten goals in 28 Portuguese Liga matches last season. Linz had spells in Germany, Austria and France before joining Boavista from FK Austria Wien in summer 2006. The striker has also scored five goals in 25 international appearances and is currently on duty with the national team as the UEFA EURO 2008™ co-hosts prepare for Wednesday's friendly against the Czech Republic.

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