Zabal, who until now had spent his entire career in Spain, signed for a team called to do great things in the newly released – this will be his second season – Canadian First Division. Spanish became the fifth foreign signing of the rojiblanca franchise, who has already signed the English Neufville, the Jamaican Shaw, the Ghanaian Bernardinho and the Mexican ‘Messi’ Acuña and still has two more places for foreign players.“I am very excited for this new adventure, for being part of the Atlético Ottawa family and for having the opportunity to live in such a beautiful country. I hope my experience can help the team succeed“said Nacho Zabal, who will play under Miguel Ángel ‘Mista’. The Logroño goalkeeper joins Ramón Soria (Edmonton), José Galán (Valor) and Víctor Blasco and Jan Pirretas (Pacific) in the Spanish delegation of the Canadian Premier League. Atlético Ottawa, club owned by Atlético de Madrid, announced today the signing of Nacho Zabal, who became the first Spanish footballer in the history of the Canadian club. The 33-year-old goalkeeper from Logroño comes from Calahorra, with whom he has played 14 games this season before suffering an injury to the posterior ligament of his right knee.“Bringing in Nacho demonstrates our club’s commitment to signing high-quality players and to continue our desire to build a competitive team in the Canadian Premier League, “said Fernando López, CEO of Atlético Ottawa.” I am confident that he will become one of the league’s most outstanding goalkeepers due to his experience and talent. ” López completed.