Forgotten Celtic cult hero pitches up in League One and secures SEVENTH Scottish team with old Premiership team-mate

He started at Celtic and has had a CV full of Scottish clubs ever since.

And Efe Abrose is thrilled to have added his SEVENTH.

The Nigerian was known for his acrobatics


The Nigerian was known for his acrobaticsCredit: Kenny Ramsay – The Sun Glasgow
The Hibs duo were reunited in Livingston and now Dumfries


The Hibs duo were reunited in Livingston and now DumfriesPhoto credit: Michael Schofield – The Sun Glasgow

The Nigeria international has joined former Hibs and Livingston team-mate Marvin Bartley at Queen of the South.

The Doonhamers confirmed the veteran defender’s arrival at midday.

Ambrose was on trial at the Cove Rangers earlier this year Summer but it didn’t work win a move to Aberdeenshire.

However, he will be back at Balmoral Stadium this season to take on Paul Hartley’s side after playing alongside Bartley in League One – and could make a quick debut against East Fife tonight.

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The 34-year-old said: “I’m delighted to join Marvin at Queens and be back in the squad. When I got the call I jumped at the chance to sign.”

“I look forward to joining the rest of the guys and hope my experience and knowledge will add value to the team.”

In the course of his well-travelled career, Ambrose was first introduced to the Scottish language football by Neil Lennon as a £1.1million signing from Israeli club Ashdod.

After Celtic He joined Hibs and reunited with his old boss on Easter Road.

He stayed with Livingston and St Johnstone in the Premiership before being relegated to Dunfermline in the league, making 11 appearances for Morton last season – including a return there Celtic park in the Scottish Cup.

Bartley welcomed his experience, adding, “With the injuries and suspensions we have right now we had to add to the squad and I’m grateful that Efe has secured a short-term deal.

“He’s someone I’ve known for a long time, so I know what he brings and what we’re going to get. We have a lot of talented young players, but we’re lacking high-level minds at the moment. Efe will give us that experience.”

“He’s also a great character to be around.” changing room.”

The Palmerston Park side have also confirmed that the 51-cap Nigeria international will wear the number 24 this season.

Meanwhile, Celtic are ready to sign Maik Nawrocki from Legia Warsaw but also have control of another formidable defender at Lennoxtown.

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