I-League: Aizawl FC to sign Chidi Edeh to replace Kareem Nurain

Sandip Saha
The reigning I-League champions are to set rope in the Nigerian striker…

Aizawl FC are to sign former Dempo SC striker Chidi Edeh after Kareem Nurain has been ruled out for the rest of the I-League campaign.

The Mizoram-based club are placed sixth on the table after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Indian Arrows in what was Santosh Kashyap’s first in-charge.

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They last won a game on January 13th against Chennai City FC and since then have gone right matches without a win, including the 3-0 defeat at the hands of Iran’s Zob Ahan in the Asian Champions League play-off.

Edeh last plied his trade for East Bengal in the I-League back in the 2013-14 season. The former Kedah striker has scored over a 100 goals in the National Football League/I-League. He has won several trophies in India including the I-League, Federation Cup and Calcutta Premier League.

Aizawl have another four matches to go in the I-League and would also participate in the AFC Cup where they are grouped alongside Maldives’ New Radiant, Bangaldesh’s Abahani and possibly one of Maldives’ TC Sports or India’s Bengaluru FC.

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