Lao Premier League side Lanexang United have signed Timor Leste international Paulo Helber Rosa Ribeiro for an undisclosed fee.
The 23-year-old midfielder has made the move from Brazilian club Atletico Monte Azul, the country where he was born before deciding to represent Timor Leste at international level since 2011.
Paulo made his senior debut for the Rising Sun squad in a 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup qualifying round against Cambodia. He was also the part of Timorese team who gained an historic 1-1 away draw against Malaysia in the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup joint qualifiers last month.
The former Dili United man will join up with his new team-mates on the Elephants‘ ongoing 2015 LPL campaign, where they are currently sit second on 21 points, two points behind the league leaders Lao Toyota.