Delhi Dynamos sign ex-Super Eagles forward Kalu Uche
Former Super Eagles midfielder, Kalu Uche, has signed for Indian Super League side, Delhi Dynamos.
The 34-year-old, who can play both as an attacking midfielder and a striker, is the fourth foreigner signed by the Delhi-based club ahead of next season.
Uche, who made his debut for Nigeria on 21 June 2003 in an African Nations Cup qualifier against Angola, is making his second stint at an Indian club having played for Pune City in 2015.
He had scored four times in 11 appearances for Pune then.
The former Super Eagles forward last represented Spanish second division side UD Almeria.
The striker has previously represented the likes of Levante, Espanyol in Spanish La Liga and Bordeaux in the French Ligue 1.
He has also scored five times for Nigeria in 36 appearances, including 2 goals in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Announcing the signing, Delhi Dynamos Director Rohan Sharma said Uche’s signing will add mental and physical toughness as well as experience to the Dynamos squad.
He said, “I am happy to welcome Kalu to the Delhi Dynamos squad this year. Kalu brings a lot of experience to the team having played for Nigerian national team, has had over 175 appearances for Almeria, as well as having played in the ISL in 2015.
“Kalu will bring toughness in both mentally and physically to the team and I look forward to seeing him make a mark on the ISL this year.” punch