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Football: Cabo Verdean international Sténio Santos returns to Portugal to represent União de Santarém

Praia, Aug 6 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean international Sténio Santos returns to Portugal to represent the third-tier União de Santarém after five years in clubs in eastern Europe, the Portuguese sports press reports today.

Last season he represented Latvia’s Ventspils, in which he made 11 games and scored three goals. The 31-year-old has been in Bulgaria (Cherno More and Botev Plovdiv), Romania (Poli Iasi) and Moldova (FC Dacia) in Bulgaria before moving to Latvian football.

Sténio arrived in Portugal in 2010, but before, in Cabo Verde, he had played at Batuque, Académica do Mindelo and Mindelense. He spent four seasons at Feirense, in Portugal, and in 2014 moved to Bulgaria.

This Cabo Verdean international has six appearances in the national team of Cabo Verde having played in the qualifying rounds of the African Championship of Nations (CAN) in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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