- Midfielder Thomas Teye Partey will now be addressed as Yakubu after his decision to join the Islamic community
- This change in name and religion is a result of his recent marriage to Moroccan supermodel, Sara Bella
- Partey made these revelations in a casual interview with ace journalist and managing director of Gh One, Nana Aba Anamoah
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Ghanaian and Arsenal FC midfielder Thomas Teye Partey has revealed an additional name to his already known names.
In an unofficial interview with the Managing Director of Gh One Nana Aba Anamoah, the vice-captain of the Black Stars disclosed that he is now a Muslim and has named himself Yakubu.
Thomas 'Yakubu' Teye Partey told Nana Aba his marital union with his Moroccan girlfriend, Sara Bella necessitated this decision.
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There were rumours circulating online that Thomas Partey had ceased being a Christian, and converted to Islam. These rumours have been confirmed by the man himself in the video posted on Nana Aba's Instagram page.
Partey explained that he would adapt to the Islamic community easily since he grew up in the company of Muslims.
Thomas Partey Converts To Islam, Reveals It's Because Of His Moroccan Girlfriend
The assistant captain of Ghana's men's football team the Black Stars, Thomas Partey, has finally confirmed previous rumours stating that he has now converted to Islam.
In a brief interview with Nana Aba Anamoah, Thomas explained that he decided to make the switch because he loves the girl to the core and there is no difference between Christianity and Islam.
The talented Ghanaian and Arsenal midfielder who was hilarious in his submission further indicated that his name is now Yakubu because of his new religion.
Video Of Thomas Partey's Goal Against Nigeria That Took Ghana To The World Cup
Previously, the video of Thomas Partey's goal against Nigeria during the World Cup qualifiers made waves on social media.
The Black Stars midfielder latched onto the ball at the edge of the opponent's goal post and let lose to give Ghana an early lead Ghana has qualified for the World Cup after drawing 1-1 with Nigeria on the return leg in Abuja.
The Arsenal Midfielder, Thomas Partey sent the whole country into raptures after his first-half strike in front of Nigeria's goal gave Ghana an early lead.
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