On the eve of the next round of the Azerbaijani Premier LeagueGabala has strengthened its squad with a new player.

Brazilian Rafael Utzig has joined the Red and Blacks, Offsideplus.az reportsThe 24-year-old striker has signed a 1 + 1-year contract.

So far, the last South American club to play only in his homeland was ParanaRafael, who plays mainly on the right-wing, played in Serie A and B of this team with a break in 2018-20.

During his career, Utzig played for Foz de Iguacu (2015, 2018), Cascavel (2016), Ypiranga Ereçim (2016-2018) and Cianorte  (2019).