Chidi Edeh

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Chidi Edeh
Personal information
Full name Chidi Edeh
Date of birth (1987-08-18) 18 August 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Enugu Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Mohammedan 19 (4)
2004–2006 Sporting Goa 37 (15)
2006–2007 JCT 16 (12)
2007–2008 Dempo 15 (8)
2008–2009 Mahindra United 22 (11)
2009–2011 Mohun Bagan 39 (21)
2011–2012 Salgaocar 21 (6)
2012–2014 East Bengal 48 (27)
2015 Kedah FA 26 (18)
2016 Enugu Rangers 30 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06:45, 07 February 2015 (UTC).

Chidi Edeh (born 18 August 1987) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for Enugu Rangers in the Nigerian Premier League.

Career[edit]

Mohun Bagan[edit]

In 2009–10, he was a prolific scorer for the Kolkata-based side. He became the darling of the club's fans when he scored a hat-trick (4 goals) in the I-League match to beat East Bengal 5–3.

East Bengal[edit]

In the 2012–13 I-League, he was a prolific scorer for the Kolkata-based side. In the 2013 AFC Cup, he played a major role in East Bengal's unbeaten run in Group-H. On 30 April, he scored from the spot against Sài Gòn Xuân Thành F.C. on the 8th minute, after he was brought down in the box.

In the pre-quarter final of the 2013 AFC Cup, he netted a hat-trick in the 5-1 win over Yangon United F.C., and also assisted Penn Orji to score on the 2nd minute.[1] On 5 April 2014, Edeh became the fifth player to score 100 goals in the I-league when he scored the third goal for East Bengal against Mohammedan.[2][3]

Kedah FA[edit]

In January 2015 he signed a contract with Kedah FA. He scored 14 goals and five assists in 16 appearances for Kedah FA in all competitions. He scored a hat trick against Johor Darul Ta'zim II F.C. at Stadium Darul Aman in a Malaysia Premier League match. He scored two goals for Kedah FA against LionsXII in Malaysia Cup 2015 competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-india/match/107872/east-bengal-fc-vs-yangon-united/report
  2. ^ "Chidi Enters The 100-Goal Club". ileague.org. 5 April 2014. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Mukherjee, Debayan (6 April 2014). "Scoring 100 goals is not everyone's cup of tea: Chidi Edeh". All India Football Federation. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 

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