Bartholomew Ogbeche joins Kerala Blasters

Kerala Blasters has signed striker Bartholomew Ogbeche for the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League.

Kerala Blasters' new recruit Bartholomew Ogbeche scored 12 goals for NorthEast United last season.   -  Special Arrangement

Kerala Blasters FC has signed former Nigerian international striker Bartholomew Ogbeche for the sixth edition of the Indian Super League.

The 34-year-old Nigeria-born Frenchman, who was in action in the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan, began his career at Paris Saint-Germain and later played for Spanish clubs like Valladolid and Alaves and also for English club Middlesbrough.

Ogbeche, who was joint second highest goal-scorer in the ISL last season with 12 goals, played a major role in NorthEast United progressing to the semifinal. Eelco Schattorie, the new Blasters’ head coach who was with NorthEast last year, appears to have lured the Nigerian to Kochi.

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