Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Bosnian defender Toni Sunjic in action during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match played between Wales and Bosnia & Herzegovina at the Cardiff City Stadium on Oct. 10, 2014. (EPA/GEOFF CADDICK)

Bosnian defender Toni Sunjic has joined Henan Jianye on loan from fellow Chinese Super League (CSL) side Beijing Guoan.

ZHENGZHOU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Bosnian defender Toni Sunjic has joined Henan Jianye on loan from fellow Chinese Super League (CSL) side Beijing Guoan, the clubs confirmed on Thursday.

31-year-old Sunjic, who stands 1.94m tall, has played for many clubs across Europe, including VfB Stuttgart, S.S.D. Palermo and FC Dynamo Moscow. He also represented his country in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Bosnian defender Toni Sunjic jumps for a header during a Group F match between Bosnia & Herzegovina and Iran of 2014 FIFA World Cup at the Arena Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador, Brazil, June 24, 2014. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Beijing Guoan announced Sunjic's arrival from Dynamo Moscow on Wednesday before immediately confirming his loan to Henan Jianye, who sit bottom of the eight-team Group A in the ongoing 2020 CSL season, with only one win and three draws after 14 matches. ■

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