- Asante Kotoko Sporting Club has signed on a 16-year-old footballer known as Matthew Anim Cudjoe
- Cudjoe, who previously played for Young Apostles as a strikeris a product of Asamoah Gyan's U-16 tournament
- He was earlier sent for a trial at Italian Serie A side, Bologna, before returning to Ghana
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Asante Kotoko Sporting Club has signed a 16-year-old footballer known as Matthew Anim Cudjoe.
Cudjoe, known as Ghana’s Messi, is a product of Asamoah Gyan’s U-16 tournament and is already a favourite of a number of top European scouts.
Information available shows that the former Black Stars skipper organized a tournament in 2019 all over the country in a bid to find talented young players.
Per a report by Modernghana.com, Cudjoe, who played with Young Apostles as a striker, went for a trial at Italian Serie A side, Bologna, before returning to Ghana.
Until an offer of a contract was handed to him, he has been training with Asante Kotoko for some time now.
A video of him shared by sports journalist, Sadick Adams, which shows him exhibiting his skills on the pitch has surfaced online and at the start of the 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season, he is expected to impress the head coach, Maxwell Konadu, if he wishes to be a part of the team.
In other news, Ghana’s first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has shared photos of paintings done by students of the SOS village and Demonstration School for the Deaf.
She explained that the paintings were made for her and for that reason she truly appreciates the gesture.
According to her, a determined effort to sustain the interest in arts could lead to opportunities for Ghanaian children in the future.
Social media users agreed with her, and praised her for her good works.
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