Finn Harps have swooped to sign an Australian born defender to is a citizen of Malta.

Jacob Borg (27) played his club football in Australia with Dandaloo F.C. before moving to Malta where he has featured for Silema Wanderers, Zebburg Rangers, Balzan F.C and Gzira F.C.

The defender has been capped once at senior level by Malta.

Harps manager Ollie Horgan is pleased to have brought in an experienced player as the club battles to stay in the race for promotion to the Premier Division.

“Jacob had been training with us so we’re happy now that his international clearance has come through. We needed to get a couple of players in to boost the squad numbers as there are a lot of tough games ahead for us,” Horgan said.

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