Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose signs for non-league side

Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has signed for non-league side Bury FC. The English side have added the experienced defender, who has a successful CV in Scottish football as well as with Nigeria, where he won the AFCON in 2013.

Bury announced on Saturday that they would be adding the former Celtic player, who recently turned out for the Celtic Legends against Borussia Dortmund.

Ambrose spent five years at Celtic, working under Neil Lennon, Ronny Deila and Brendan Rodgers. The versatile central defender will be able to impart his vast knowledge of the game to youngsters while continuing to ply his trade.

At 35, Ambrose has a lot of playing left in him but he has already begun a gradual transition into life after football by coaching and helping young players come through at Livi. Ambrose left Celtic with 4 Premierships and 1 of each the League Cup and Scottish Cup.

Ambrose has played for Hibs, Livingston, St Johnstone, Morton and Queen of the South since leaving Celtic in 2017. The former Nigerian Internationalist decided to stay in Scotland in order to gain citizenship for himself and his family and he is fondly remembered by the Celtic support. In truth, he was an excellent player when he first came to the club but suffered through fans getting on his back at various points.

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