We would like to retain Bartholomew Ogbeche for the upcoming season: Hyderabad FC’s Varun Tripuraneni

Hyderabad FC co-owner Varun Tripuraneni stated they are confident of retaining their star striker Bartholomew Ogbeche at the club for the next Hero Indian Super League (ISL) season.

The seasoned striker is always in demand among the franchises since his debut in the Hero ISL, the Nigerian striker in his four seasons played for four different clubs.

His current team co-owner Tripuraneni while speaking to the speaking to Sportskeeda said, “Bart is one player we would definitely like to retain for the upcoming season. He’s an incredible professional and has gotten better with age. I know that most of the clubs want him, but let’s see how things go.”

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Ogbeche's individual brilliance and ability to score even against the run of play set him apart from the rest. He is a dominant center-forward who is also adept at scoring with his head.

Moreover, it is quite difficult to figure out which is his weaker foot as he has scored seven right-footed goals and six with his left.

Out of the 47 goals Hyderabad scored, 18 were scored by the Nigerian which accounts for a staggering 39.1%.

On asking whether Ogbeche would extend his contract, the co-owner said, “I’m very confident that Bart will be with us. He was a crucial part of the team last season and enjoyed his time with the squad. He’s as positive as any other player in the group. I’m sure he’ll take the right decision. He’s very keen to stay.”

With his consistent performances over the years, he has proved that he can fit into any system or style. Hyderabad FC fans would be hoping that their star striker stays at the club for another season.

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