Meet 7 Ghanaians players who will face Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season

Meet 7 Ghanaians players who will face Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season

  • YEN.com.gh brings you seven Ghanaian players who play in the French Ligue 1
  • The players will come against Argentina's Lionel Messi
  • Messi completed his free transfer to PSG earlier this week

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Ghana has a lot of players playing in the European Leagues and the number seems to be increasing by the day. One of such leagues where Ghanaians are plying their trade is the French Ligue 1.

This season up to seven Ghanaian professionals could be playing in the French league.

The French Ligue 1 is about to become attractive this season with the transfer of six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi to PSG.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season. Source:Twitter/footypics
Source: Twitter

Messi completed his move to PSG earlier this week on Tuesday, August 11, after leaving Barcelona on a free transfer and will now be playing in the Ligue 1 for at least the next two years.

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As such, he will face the Ghanaian players who will also be playing in the league this season. YEN.com.gh brings you seven Ghanaians who will come against the Argentine:

Kamaldeen Sulemana

The 19- year old winger moved to Stade Rennes this summer and hit the ground running in his first game in the league with a goal.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Kamaldeen being unveiled by Rennes. Source:Twitter/kamaldeenho10
Source: Twitter

Alexander Djiku

The 27-year old defender was born in France and plays for RC Strasbourg. He has made two appearances for the Ghana Black Stars.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Alexander Djiku. Source:Twitter/footypics
Source: Twitter

Majeed Waris

The striker is also on the books of RC Strasbourg after joining last summer. The 29-year old has some experience in the Ligue 1 after spending three years with Lorient and a loan spell with Nantes also.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Majid Warris. Source:Twitter/warrisgh10
Source: Twitter

Gideon Mensah

Mensah is a defender who is on loan with FC Girondins Bordeaux from Reb Bull Salzburg. The 23-year old left-back joined this summer and will be hoping to stake a claim in the first team.

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Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Gideon Mensah. Source:Twitter/footypics
Source: Twitter

Salis Abdul Samed

The 21-year old midfielder plays with Clermont Foot. He was on a two-year loan deal from JMG Academy and helped the French club to gain promotion to the top flight.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Salis Abdul Salis. Source:Twitter/footypics
Source: Twitter

Alidu Seidu

The Ghanaian defender also plies his trade with Clermont Foot. The 21-year-old right back played 17 times for Clermont as they earned promotion to Ligue 1.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Alidu Seidu. Source:Twitter/footypics
Source: Twitter

Osman Bukari

The 22-year old winger just completed his move to the French Ligue 1. He joins FC Nantes on a year-long loan deal.

Meet the 7 Ghanaians that will face Lionel Messi in the French Ligue 1 this season
Osman Bukari with FC Nantes. Source:Twitter/fcnantes
Source: Twitter

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the English Premier League returns on Friday, August 13, 2021, for the 2021/22 season, with several Ghanaian players set to lead their clubs.

Ghana will be represented by eleven players in eight different clubs.

Black Stars quartet Daniel Amartey, Jordan Ayew, Thomas Partey and Baba Rahman are expected to play crucial roles for their respective clubs.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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