It was not long after the announcement of the departure of Miguel Ángel Borja from Athletic Junior from Barranquilla so that the rojiblanca squad could find a replacement. The signature of Cristian Martinez Borja, the 33-year-old Colombian striker from Quito’s Liga Deportiva Universitaria.
Martínez Borja played for the last four seasons with the Ecuadorians, scoring 45 goals in 104 games played in both local championships and international tournaments. It is his return to Colombia after previously playing in Patriotas, Santa Fe and América.
It is the second reinforcement that comes to complement the squad led by Amaranto Perea and it has already been announced that he will use jersey number 9. It is expected that he can fill the void left by his predecessor, who had to return to Palmeiras, the team that owns his rights. sports.
For the second semester the Junior has to face duels corresponding to the BetPlay Dimayor League 2021-2, the Colombia Cup and the South American Cup 2021, the latter after finishing third in the Group of the Copa Libertadores de América 2021.