East Bengal on Sunday announced the signing of Nigerian striker Mohammed Gambo for the 2018-19 season.

Gambo, who moved from Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) club Kano Pillars, is one of the highest goal-scorers for the outfit. He has won three NPFL titles with Pillars in his decade-long association with it, and has also represented the club in the CAF Champions League.

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The 30-year-old made his international debut in 2012 and has been capped seven times for Nigeria. He was a part of the Nigerian team in the match against Spain at the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil.

‘Great pleasure’

“It is a great pleasure to be associated with the legendary club and I am excited to keep living my passion for football and keep performing well as we strike more goals together,” Gambo said in a statement.