Sports News of Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Ghanaian wonder-kid Abdul Fatawu Ishahaku has arrived in Germany to seal a deal with Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen.
The German side beat off stiff competition from Dutch champions Ajax who were also keen and English giants Liverpool.
The Steadfast FC midfielder emerged as the player of the tournament at the 2021 U-20 AFCON in Mauritania which Ghana won.
He was outstanding at the tournament churning out impressive performances at the tournament earning a place in the Black Stars B friendly match against Uzbekistan and scoring Ghana’s only goal.
Fatawu Isahaku was in March handed a call up to the Black Stars B for a friendly match against Uzbekistan were he shone by scoring a goal and has this time been elevated to the Black Stars proper.
He has been an integral figure in Steadfast FC’s promotion push from the lower tier league with his impressive output.
Ghana U-20 star Abdul Fatawu Issahaku is the only player from Ghana’a second-tier league to be handed a call up to the Black Stars.
Ghana will play two high profile games against North African giants Morocco (Atlas Lions) and two-time African champions Ivory Coast (Elephants) next month in place of the two FIFA World Cup qualifiers that got cancelled.
The Black Stars will first play against Morocco in Rabat on June 8 before hosting Ivory Coast at the Cape Coast Stadium four days later.