AZKAL’S KEVIN INGRESO EMBARKS NEW CHALLENGE, INKS WITH REIGNING TPL CHAMPS PATHOM UNITED
The Philippine Azkals' Kevin Ingreso is off to a new journey as he is set to join Thai League 1 reigning champion BG Pathum United.
Football stalwart Kevin Ingreso, who scored one of the goals against Tajikistan that racks Azkals to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, is looking forward to a new dawn with the defending champs.
“BG Pathum United is delighted to the completion of the signing of Kevin Ingreso who is the second player who joins ‘The Rabbit’ in this transfer window after Chitchanok Xaysensourinthone and the German-Filipino midfielder will be wearing number 16 for the club,” the club said in a statement.
The 28-year-old previously played for Buriram United where he made a total of 34 appearances from 2019-2021 and has provided a whopping stats of three goals and four assists to help the squad earn two straight second-place finishes.
For his part, Ingreso is in gratitude and honored to be joining the BG Pathum United who won the Thai League last season.
“I’m very honored and excited to join BG Pathum United who won Thai League last season,” the 5-foot-10 footballer said.
“Personally, I see BGPU as a strong and experienced team with professional management so it’s amazing to join this great club. Most importantly, I have to work harder to help the team to defend its title, and I hope to write another chapter with the club in the coming up season,” he added.
Before joining the Thai league, Ingreso joined the Ceres-Negros Football Club in the Philippines Football League that made its way to the 2017 and 2018 championship finishes, then became part of the Ceres team who won the 2017 AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal title.
With the Thai Premier League upcoming, Ingreso is looking forward to playing for the BG Pathom United in defending its Thai League 1 crown and compete in the 2021 AFC Champions League group stage.
It is set to go against top-known football athletes including South Korea’s Ulsan Hyundai, Vietnam’s Viettel, and one of China’s Shanghai Port, Australia’s Brisbane Roar, or Philippines’ Kaya-Iloilo.