The Swope Park Rangers have signed Brazilian midfielder “Alexsander” Jhonatta de Oliveira Andrade on loan from Athletico Paranaense for the 2019 USL Championship season, the club announced today. The signing is pending league and federation approval.
Alexsander, 20, has spent the last three years with Brazilian club Athletico Paranaense, rising through the youth ranks and most recently representing the club at the Under-20 and Under-23 level in 2018.
The Uberlândia, Brazil native previously had two separate spells at Salvador Futebol Clube from 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, having also represented Cruzeiro Esporte Clube for a brief stint in 2015. Prior to joining Athletico Paranaense, Alexsander played for Esporte Clube Jacuipense in 2016.
“Alexsander” Jhonatta de Oliveira Andrade
Born: 9/6/98 (20 years old)
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hometown: Uberlândia, Brazil
Birthplace: Uberlândia, Brazil
Previous Club: Athletico Paranaense (Brazil)