East Bengal release striker Ildar Amirov, rope in Australian's Christopher Payne

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Kolkata, Feb 1: Kolkata football giants East Bengal on Wednesday confirmed the signing of Australian striker Christopher Payne as their fourth foreigner after parting ways with Kyrgyzstan's Ildar Amirov.

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Payne has been hired in the mandatory Asian quota for foreigners. The other three foreigners are Willis Plaza, Wedson Anselme and Ivan Bukenya.

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"His (Christopher) contract has been done. We have applied for his visa," a club official told IANS.

Payne has won the Australian League with Sydney FC in 2009-10 season.

East Bengal are presently at the top of the I-League with 13 points from five matches, having won four matches in a row.

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