FEATURED: Two Manhyia Palace Royals And Their Impact On Jurisprudence In Ghana...

06.08.2019 Football News

Ghanaian Youngster Kelvin Ofori Joins German Club Fortuna Düsseldorf

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Ghanaian Youngster Kelvin Ofori Joins German Club Fortuna Düsseldorf
LISTEN AUG 6, 2019

German Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf have completed the signing of Ghanaian teenager Kelvin Ofori from the Right to Dream Academy.

The Ghanaian teenager becomes the third Ghanaian to join the Bundesliga side after Bernard Tekpetey and Nana Ampomah.

Fortuna Düsseldorf confirmed the signing of the 18-year-old on a three-year deal.

“Fortuna Dusseldorf has contracted offensive player Kelvin Ofori. The 18-year-old offensive talent from Ghana has signed a contract until 2022 and will run in the future with the back number 14,” a club statement reads.

Ofori participated in the team’s preseason game against Anderlecht where he performed to the satisfaction of officials at the German Club.

Lutz Pfannenstiel, Sporting Director of Fortuna Düsseldorf lauded the qualities of the talented player.

“Kelvin Ofori is a great talent in Ghana and we are very happy that he has chosen Fortuna. He has a great technique and his pace makes him hard to defend. We are convinced that he can develop as best as possible with us. ”

He could join the youth side at the club and gradually make his way into the first team.