In July 2023, Iké Ugbo joined the Bluebirds on loan from ES Troyes AC for the entirety of the 2023/24 season.
Lewisham-born Iké came through the youth ranks at Chelsea. The striker had loan spells with Barnsley, MK Dons and Scunthorpe United before venturing onto the continent with Roda JC and Cercle Brugge.
After successful temporary spells in Europe, Ugbo firstly joined Genk permanently before linking up with Troyes in 2022.
Iké played for England at youth level before switching international allegiance to Canada. He has eight international caps to date.