Nakhonratchasima Mazda star, Kwame Karikari has signed for Chennaiyin FC. Marina Machans announced: “Indian Super League club Chennaiyin FC have bolstered their attack by signing forward Kwame Karikari ahead of the upcoming season.”
The club announced: “The Ghanaian footballer will be joining the Marina Machans following an impressive outing in the Thai League for Nakhonratchasima Mazda. He scored 13 goals in 29 league matches for the Thai club last season.
“Karikari was also the joint second highest goal scorer for Mazda in the Thai FA cup with four strikes from six games.
“Karikari brings in valuable experience to Chennaiyin’s attack, having played 261 games. In his 11-year long professional career with 84 goals and 13 assists to his name.
“The striker has plied his trade for 12 clubs in eight top-tier leagues across the world.
“He also has two Europa League goals to his name, which came against CSKA Moscow and PSV Eindhoven in 2012.”
Chennaiyin FC co-owner Vita Dani said: “I would like to welcome Kwame Karikari to the Chennaiyin family. I think he’s got the technical ability and the physicality to succeed in India. We have had many great forwards at this club and I believe Kwame should be able to match those standards.”
“I am very happy to join Chennaiyin FC. I cannot wait to get started with the new team. And I am really looking forward to this new and exciting challenge,” said Karikari. Who also represented Ghana at the U-20 Africa Cup.