Edeh Chidi will be the third player of foreign origin in the team Mohun Bagan for the year 2009-2010. The 22 year old striker has a very good track record in i-League. He played for Mahindra United in the last season. He scored 11 goals in the last i-League for his team and got Man of Match award in 5 matches.
When asked Chidi said his partnership with Dudu was his best partnership till date. He enjoyed playing for Dempo. When asked what was the reason for selecting Mohun Bagan – Chidi confirmed that he wanted to play this season in Kolkata and he is aware of the pressure in Kolkata football. The 22-year-old Nigerian striker said to press that he is ready to take the challenge. General Secretary, Anjan Mitra presented him the jersey in a press conference held in club tent.
On this occasion, Chidi Edeh said that he was happy to be able to don the Green & Maroon colours this season and he was looking forward to the challenge and pressure of playing for Mohun Bagan. He also said that he would utilize the experience gained from playing for Dempo SC and Mahindra United during his 2nd stint at Kolkata (Chidi had played for Mohammedan SC before). He mentioned that he was looking forward to a good combination with Barreto.