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International defender officially departs Celtic

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Efe Ambrose has officially left Celtic to join Hibernian. The 28-year-old Ambrose joins Hibs on a two deal contract after spending the latter parts of this past season on loan with the club, during which he managed 12 appearances.

Neill Lennon’s side required an endorsement from the Scottish Football Association as well as a visa prior to the permanent deal for the Nigerian international Ambrose was completed.

Hibs Chief Executive Leeann Dempster said, “Efe is a player of real quality, and one who excited the fans when he arrived. Theclub as a whole are delighted to be bringing in a player with his quality and experience.”

Ambrose joined Celtic in 2012 from Israeli club Ashdod. During his time at Parkhead, he managed 168 appearances in all competitions and scored six goals in the process. He also boasts 51 appearances for the Nigerian national team, for whom he has scored four goals.