Gerard Ambassa Guy, the Cameroonian-born Hong Kong footballer arrived Kolkata for trial in Mohun Bagan as player of Asian origin. He was in the ground today morning and did light practice under Stanley. In the after-noon he did some physical training and stretching as well. He has played last match on May 25th, 2010, that is why coach needs to see his fitness first. Stanley also added that he doesn’t want to say any thing before see him in practice in next few days.
This 6ft.1in. footballer was the member of Cameroon under-23 team from 1995 to 2000. And he played for Hong-Kong national football team also and scored 6 goals in 21 matches. Gerard was born on 21st September, 1978 and his last played club was South China Club, Hong Kong. He has also played for Happy Valley, Yee Hope, Instant-Dict and Rangers (HKG) in the past.
Now this 31 years player, whose nickname is JJ, needs to prove himself eligible for Mohun Bagan. However, time will tell that. Mean while, officials is not going to sign any agreement with him before the meeting of AIFF which is going to be held on the first week of August. Because in that meeting there will be decided how many players of foreigners quota as well as Asian will be allowed to play for a club in this season.
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