Fatawu Issahaku has the potential to be a great player – Dr. Randy Abbey

Fatawu Issahaku (left)
Fatawu Issahaku (left)

Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Dr. Randy Abbey has tasked the management of Abdul Fatawu Issahaku to help him realize his full potential.

The 19-year-old has dominated the Ghanaian medial following his impressive outings in the U-20 African Championship in Mauritania.

Issahaku was expected to join Bundesliga side, Bayer Leverkusen but the deal fell through.

Following the collapse of the deal, Premier League side, Liverpool have signed the winger but have loaned him to Sporting Lisbon in Portugal.

According to Dr Abbey, Issahaku has a good potential but must be taken care of properly to be able to realize his full potential.

“Abdul Fatawu Issahaku needs good development and I only his handlers make the good choices for him because he has the potential of becoming a big player in the future,” he told Pure FM.

Fatawu Issahaku courted interest from several clubs in Europe including Bayer Leverkusen, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund, Red Bull Salzburg among others after an explosive performance at the 2021 Africa U20 Cup of Nations staged in Mauritania.

He previously featured for the Ghana U17 team before gaining promotion to the U20 side to make his bow during the U20 Africa Cup of Nations at age 16.

Fatawu Issahaku managed to score two goals and an assist in 6 matches during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tourney held in Mauritania.

He was named the best player after the 2021 Africa U20 Cup of Nations tournament.

Issahaku is currently with the senior national team, the Black Stars for the friendly games against Morocco and Ivory Coast.

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