Done Deal: Kalu Uche Joins Indian Super League Side, Delhi Dynamos
Former Super Eagles midfielder, Kalu Uche has joined Indian Super League (ISL) side Delhi Dynamos the club announced the Nigerian as their fourth foreigner.
This will be Uche’s second stint in the tournament after previously plying his trade with FC Pune City in 2015. He had scored four times in 11 appearances then.
The 34-year-old signing last played for Spanish second division side UD Almeria. He is expected to add experience and sharpness to the frontline of the Lions.
Kalu Uche 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.
He began his career with Nigerian side Enyimba International before moving to Wisla Krakow in Poland, where he won the top division title thrice and the Polish Cup on two occasions. Kalu then went onto represent Almeria for six seasons, helping the side achieve promotion to the Spanish top division.
The veteran forward has also had short spells in Turkey with Kasimpasa and in Qatar with El Jaish and Al Rayyan. “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,” Delhi Dynamos Director Rohan Sharma said.
“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,” Sharma said.