SC East Bengal Sign Promising Young Striker Bright Enobakhare

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SC East Bengal have convinced the Nigerian youngster Bright Enobakhare to join the Red and Gold squad as their seventh foreigner in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL).

The 22-year-old center forward has already played in the English Championship, Scottish Premier League, and Greece’s Super League 1 before joining the ISL side.

The Red and Gold brigade haven’t had a good start to the debut season in ISL. With just three points after seven matches, the legacy club is sitting in the tenth position on the points table, with only Odisha FC below them.

Team has already conceded 13 goals and most importantly they have scored only 5 times. Their finishing in front of goal has been very poor in this season and have the lowest number of goals in this campaign. Their Indian recruits, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Balwant Singh have not met the expectations and the overseas players are continuously struggling with the fitness issue.

East Bengal coach Robbie Fowler has put his faith on the former Wolverampton youngster Enobakhare. He believes that the boy will shine at the club and their goal scoring form will be improved.

Here is all you need to know about East Bengal’s newest recruit Bright Enobakhare, who will be wearing Jersey Number: 10.

SC East Bengal’ Enobakhare:

Enobakhare was a Wolves academy player and promoted to the senior team during the 2015-16 season. He scored his first goal in senior team against Barnet FC in the league cup. The youngster also played a good role in Wolves to promote the side to English Premier league.

He appeared for the English side 41 times and scored only once. Later he joined Scottish Premier League sides Kilmarnock FC and Coventry City as a loanee where he appeared 24 times and scored 6 goals.

Then he moved to Wigan Athletic as a part of another loan deal and played only two matches for them and spent most of the season training with their U-23 side. Then he joined Greece Super League side AEK Athens and scored a goal with just one appearance and the mutually terminated the contract before making his final move to the Red and Yellow brigade.

He appeared only twice for the the U-23 side of Nigeria National Team.

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