SC East Bengal announce the signing of 2 new foreigners
Sporting Club East Bengal have announced the signing of Irish left winger Anthony Pilkington and Welsh-Nigerian forward Aron Amadi Holloway .
Pilkington is a famous name in English football circles having had succesful Premier League spells at Norwich and Cardiff City . The 32 year old is a product of the famed Manchester United academy and has made 9 appearances for the Republic of Ireland national team . He spent the last season at Championship side Wigan Athletic where he made 24 appearances .
Holloway joins the Red and Golds from A-League outfit Brisbane Roars , the side Robbie Fowler coached last season . A striker , Holloway has been mostly used by coaches as a super sub , thereby playing in a variety of positions , including defensive ones . He made 23 appearances for Roar last season scoring 1 goal .
More announcements are lined up for East Bengal as the Red and Golds prepare for their maiden ISL season .