Former Al-Ain footballer Adel Jamal joins Santa Clara

Former Al-Ain player Adel Jamal has signed a one-and-a-half-year deal to play for Portuguese club Santa Clara, according to an official statement from the club.

The 23-year-old footballer was presented at a press conference, along with Brazilian striker Guilherme Schtettine, attacker Joel Silva and Vitor Alves.

Santa Clara finished 16th in the 2015/16 LigaPro season. The club has been playing in the second-highest division of the Portuguese football league system since 2003.

The team also played in the top-flight league for a short period in the early 2000s.