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21.11.2019 Football News

CAF U-23 AFCON: Top European Clubs To Monitor Ghana Sensation Samuel Obeng

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
CAF U-23 AFCON: Top European Clubs To Monitor Ghana Sensation Samuel Obeng

Prolific Ghanaian striker Samuel Obeng Gyabaah will be watched by scouts from Europe on Friday when Ghana’s Black Meteors play South Africa in the third-place clash of the ongoing Caf U23 Afcon in Egypt, according to

The Real Oviedo center-forward has emerged as one of the outstanding players for the Black Meteors in the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, prompting several clubs from Europe to show interest in the Ghanaian.

He has so far scored a goal with two brilliant assists to his credit at the tournament.

He made his debut for Ghana against Cameroon in the opening game which ended in a draw. He came on as a substitute to play his first competitive game for Ghana.

The stalwart striker scored and also provided an assist in the Black Meteors’ 3-2 loss to hosts in Egypt in his second game and has since been a delight to watch at the tourney, dominating the headlines in major news tabloids.

Obeng, 22, whose current transfer market value is around 200K€, contract with Spanish side Real Oviedo expires in June 2021.

Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side are chasing their first-ever Olympic Games qualification for the first time since 2004 and will be hoping to beat South Africa on Friday at the Cairo International Stadium to make a historic qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.