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Hyderabad FC rope in Khassa Camara till season end, mutually part ways with Edu Garcia

Hyderabad FC have secured the services of Mauritania international Khassa Camara till the end of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22. The midfielder was part of NorthEast United FC in the ongoing tournament so far, having played seven matches for the Highlanders.

“I am very happy to join Hyderabad FC and it is a pleasure to be a part of this fantastic club this season,” said Camara.

The 29-year-old has 40-plus appearances for Mauritania and was a part of the squad for the recently concluded African Cup of Nations.

Having started his career in France with Troyes, Camara moved to the Indian Super League in 2020 after spending four years with Greek Super League side Xanthi. He made 21 appearances for NorthEast United in the previous season and added a further seven to his tally earlier this season before being called up by his national side.

Camara already has a goal to his name in the ISL this season and vows to give his best for Hyderabad FC in this business end of the campaign.

“There is not much time but I will try my best to help Hyderabad achieve our targets this season. Whenever the coach needs me, I will try to contribute in the best way possible that I can,” said Camara.

“Our team has done really well so far this season and the plan is to continue the good work and help the team with my qualities on and off the field,” he added.

Meanwhile, Hyderabad FC have mutually parted ways with Spanish playmaker Edu Garcia, as the player already returned to his hometown for personal reasons. The footballer featured in 11 matches for his side, scoring a couple of goals and providing an assist in the same.

Hyderabad FC are currently at the top spot in the league table, with 29 points from 16 matches, which includes eight wins and five draws. They are set to face FC Goa in their next match on February 19, at the Athletic Stadium, in Bambolim.

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