Kerala Blasters signs Cameroonian Messi Bouli

The 27-year-old has also represented the Cameroon's national side in 2013, 2017 and 2018.

Messi has also represented the Cameroon's national side in 2013,  2017 and 2018. Apart from this, Messi also carries the experience of playing in the Chinese and Iranian Leagues.

Kerala Blasters has signed Cameroonian striker, Raphaël Éric Messi Bouli, the Indian Super League side announced Saturday.

The 27-year-old started his professional career with FAP Yaounde in 2013 and has further made appearances for APEJES, YB Funde, Foolad and Canon Yaoundé. Messi was part of the team from APEJES Academy that won the 2016 Cameroonian cup scoring fourteen goals in twenty-four league fixtures.

He has also represented the Cameroon's national side in 2013,  2017 and 2018. Apart from this, Messi also carries the experience of playing in the Chinese and Iranian Leagues.

"We have our own “Messi” now. He is a striker who can play up front together with Ogbeche and on the left wing as well. Messi is a strong player whose presence in the line gives the team more power at the front and enables diversity in our attacking game plan," Blasters head coach Eelco Schattorie said.

"I'm thrilled to join a club that has a strong vision on what the goals are for the season. I will put in my best during training and every single match to achieve this along with the rest of the team. It is also a pleasure to be a part of a family that has the largest and most passionate fan-base in India. Can't wait to start the season," the striker said.