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Bright Enobakhare

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

08/02/1998

Height

178cm

Signed

14/07/2021

Country

England

Bright Enobakhare returned to City in July 2021 on a two-year deal after leaving Indian Super League side SC East Bengal.

Bright spent his childhood growing up in Nigeria’s fourth largest city Benin City before moving to Birmingham aged 15 where he was quickly spotted by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

After impressing in pre-season Bright made his first team debut in August 2015 scoring after only three minutes in a League Cup victory over Barnet at Molineux.

Bright would score his first league goal for Wolves in a 2-1 win over Barnsley in 2017, playing 21 times as the Black Country side claimed the Championship title in 2017/18.

Whilst at Wolves Bright would have loan spells at Kilmarnock and Wigan Athletic however his biggest impact would be seen in the Sky Blue shirt of Coventry.

Joining in January 2019 the attacking midfielder would make 18 appearances, finding the net six times and contributing three further assists to be deservedly crowned Sky Blues Young Player of the Year.

After leaving Molineux Bright had a spell with Greek Super League side AEK Athens, where he scored on his debut against Lamia in September 2020, before moving onto India in January 2021. Whilst at East Bengal he would play under Robbie Fowler and quickly made his mark by finding the net in his first two matches.

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