Chelsea FC hand Accra Lions youngster trial in London


The youngster has joined the Premier League giants in a two-week trial as the Blues youth team coaches assess his qualities for a possible signing

Premier League giants Chelsea FC have handed a rare opportunity to Ghana Premier League youngster David Oduro, Ashes

The 17-year-old Ghanaian defender has been invited in by Chelsea for a two-week trial at the Cobham training center in London following his splendid performance for Accra Lions in Ghana Premier League.

Oduro’s qualities caught the eye of Chelsea scouts following videos of his performance in Ghana and thebclub has made arrangements to further assess him closely in London.

He has joined the tall list of Ghanaian players who have had brief or long stints at Chelsea including legendary Michael Essien.

However, he has become the second player from Ghana to directly move from the local scene to have a trial at Chelsea after Gideon Baah who would later join Asante Kotoko.

Baba Rahman was the last Ghanaian defender to play for Chelsea under Jose Mourinho after he joined the club from the then German Bundesliga side Augsburg.


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