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DEFENDER Jamal Jack has left local professional league champions Central FC and is headed to El Salvador where he has joined C.D. Dragón, a team which finished sixth in the top flight last season.

Jack is the third Central FC player that has moved to Salvadorian clubs in recent years. T&T striker Willis Plaza described a nightmarish and dangerous situation there during his time last season with Alianza, while defender Yohance Marshall had a stint with Juventud Independiente in 2014-2015 and said he found few problems, but took strict heed of the dangers of the Central American country. Jack joined the Dragons on Friday and was already headed to Guatemala with his new team on pre-season training.

A versatile utility player, Jack has played across the back line, in midfield and even up front during his time with Central FC, with whom he has won two Caribbean Championship titles. The Dragons have recruited the 28-year-old defender in a bid to strengthen the backline ahead of upcoming CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) competition. They begin on August 3 when travelling to the USA to meet the Portland Timbers and they are also due to meet Costa Rican champions Saprissa.

Jack had previously had an overseas stint playing for Alpha in Guyana and also has one international cap for Trinidad and Tobago, a friendly international against Panama.