Sassuolo extend contract of Ghanaian teen Salim Abubakar
Italian club Sassuolo, have extended the contract of budding Ghanaian attacking midfielder Salim Abubakar in the U19 division.
Salim Abubakar has signed a five year contract after his progress from the U 18 side where he played 13 matches last season.
The 18 year old made his first appearance for the Primavera side last weekend when Sassuolo drew 1-1 at home Milan.
Abubakar is a box to box midfielder who provides creativity with his guile, and demonstrates his great vision through penetrative passes.
Meanwhile Ghanaian midfielder Abdul Awudu has been handed promotion to the first team of Spanish club Albacete Balompie.
The 20-year-old has impressed first team manager Dani Mori, who has added him to the team for matches in the Primera División RFEF.
Awudu is also available for youth team manager Dani Moro as and when he needs his services.
“Abdul, 1.82 meters tall, is a defensive midfielder with great travel and physical display, who will train with the first team and who will be available to participate both in Dani Mori’s team and in the subsidiary led by Dani Romo, depending on the needs of both templates,” wrote the club.
Awudu will travel with the first team on Sunday for the game against Atletico Baleares.