Bartholomew Owogbalor Ogbeche is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Dutch club Willem II as a forward.
NAME: Bartholomew Owogbalor Ogbeche
DATE OF BIRTH: 1 October 1984
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ogoja, Nigeria
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Ogbeche was born in Ogoja. Still a youngster, he was signed by French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain FC, making his debuts with the main squad during the 2001–02 season. However, he failed to settle, also suffering a thigh injury and serving two six-month loans, to fellow league sides SC Bastia and FC Metz; for the former, he netted in a 4–1 home win against Olympique de Marseille on 7 March 2004– the Corsicans secured their top flight status, and he left PSG for good in June 2005.
A Nigeria international since 2002, aged 17, Ogbeche was picked for that year’s FIFA World Cup, and appeared in two group stage matches in an eventual group stage exit