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SC Heerenveen welcomes prodigal son

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Eredivisie top scorer during 2006-2007, Afonso Alves, is poised to rejoin his old club SC Heerenveen after five years plying his trade in Europe and Qatar.

The Brazillian,  who scored 34 goals in 31 matches for SC Heerenveen is a free agent and the club’s interim president Gaston Sporre said that the player has returned to his: “Old nest."

Speaking to the Frisian regional radio and television the interim president said that the club is delighted to have Afonso Alves back as he will play a significant role to help the club in its pursuit to win the Dutch championship.

The Brazilian has played previously in his native country for Athletic Mineiro, Orgryte IS, Malmo FF, SC Heerenveen, Middlesbrough and Al-Sadd in Qatar where he became the Qatar Premier League's top scorer.

Heerenveen face a tough challenge as they look to compete for honours in the Dutch Eredivisie. The club currently sit 10th in the table, only four points behind league leaders FC Twente, and with a game in hand.

However they know competition is likely to increase as the season progresses.

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