Super Eagles Striker Becomes All-time Leading Scorer in The Indian Super League in Mighty Career Record
- Bartholomew Ogbeche on Monday, January 31, scored a brace for Hyderabad in their 3-0 win over NorthEast United FC
- The Nigerian striker is now the all time highest goalscorer in the Hero Indian Super League with 49 goals
- Ogbeche played for the Super Eagles at the 2002 World Cup in Korea/Japan and has featured in 11 games for Nigeria
Bartholomew Ogbeche who is a Nigerian striker has recorded his name in the history books of the Hero Indian Super League by becoming all time highest goalscorer with 49 goals.
This latest development is a great one for the former Super Eagles striker as Ogbeche has now broken the record set by Sunil Chhetri and Ferran Corominas who are tied on 48 goals.
According to the official confirmation by the Hero Super League website, they made it clear that Bartholomew Ogbeche achieved this success on Monday, January 31, while playing for his club.
The former Paris Saint-Germain star who currently plays for Hyderabad netted a brace in their perfect 3-0 win over NorthEast United FC.
Where did Bartholomew Ogbeche start his football career?
Bartholomew Ogbeche started his football career at Nigerian Professional Football League side Lobi Stars, but he did not play for the first team before traveling to Europe.
And when Bartholomew Ogbeche got to Europe, luck shined on him as the Nigerian was signed by Paris-Saint-Germain in 2001 and went on to play 57 games for the club netting 6 goals.
What of the Super Eagles of Nigeria?
Bartholomew Ogbeche was among the Super Eagles players who played at the 2002 World Cup in Korea/Japan and has featured in 11 games for the three-time African champions netting 3 goals.
Italian club sends top Super Eagles striker to lower side on loan until the end of the season
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Simy Nwankwo who is a Nigerian footballer completed a loan move to Serie B outfit Parma on a six-month transfer deal from Serie A club Salernitana.
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Lack of good form at Serie A club Salernitana forced the Nigerian player away on loan to the second division as those in charge of the club want the Simy Nwankwo to find his rhythm.
Simy moved to Salernitana at the beginning of the current campaign, but scored just one goal in 19 league appearances for the Garnets.
Simy Nwankwo will be at Parma until the rest of the season before the club will make another decision on his future.