- Fabrice Ondoa has been out of football since December 2020
- Kv Oostende terminated his contract for hosting a lockdown party
- He has now signed a short term contract with Croatian side, NK Istra 1961
Cameroon international goalkeeper, Joseph Fabrice Ondoa Ebogo, has joined Croatian First Division side Nogometni Klub Istra 1961 for the rest of the season.
The Croatian club officially announced the arrival of the 2017 AFCON winning Goalkeeper on Friday morning. Ondoa will be the club till the end of the season, with a possiblity of extending his stay, according to club sources.
“WELCOME | Fabrice Ondoa is the new player of Istria in 1961! 👋🏻 The 25-year-old goalkeeper has played for Belgian KV Oostende, Sevilla Atlético, Gimnàstic and FC Barcelona in his career so far, and he will be with us until the end of the season with the possibility of extension! Good luck, Fabrice!, NK Istra wrote on their Twitter handle.
The 25_year_old FC Barcelona trainee has been out of football since December 15, 2020, when Belgian club KV Oostende terminated his contract for allegedly hosting a lockdown party, claims which Ondoa has repeatedly denied.
Daniel Jumic, the man to try and turn the fortunes of Istra 1961
NK Istra 1961 is currently ranked 10th in the Croatian top flight, and are in the market to strengthen their Squad. Ondoa joins the club at the same time when they have appointed Danijel Jumić as new coach, to replace Fausto Budicin, who was sacked on Wednesday, after just 18 matches in charge.
Ondoa and Danijel Jumić have a challenging task to save NK Istra from the red zone. Their next game comes up on Sunday February 14, against fourth place HNK RIJEKA.
NK Istra is part of the Baskonia – Alavés Group.