Ghanaian defender Nicholas Opoku joins Udinese

By Mutala Yakubu
 Nicholas Opoku has joiined Udinese
Nicholas Opoku has joiined Udinese

Ghanaian defender Nicholas Opoku has joined Italian Serie A side Udinese.

The 20-year-old defender joined on a 4 year deal from Tunisian club Club Africain.

The deal is believed to be worth €1.5 million and he will join fellow Black Stars teammate Emmanuel Agyemang Badu in Udinese.

Agyemang Badu rejoined the club from his loan spell in Turkey.

“Nicholas Opoku is a defender that has been highlighted in the last year,” said Udinese Sporting Director Daniele Pradè.

”At the orders of Mr. Velazquez he will have the opportunity to put his characteristics to good use “.

He made 18 league appearances for Club Africain last season providing one assist.

He started his career with Kumasi second-tier side Corner Babies before joining Berekum Chelsea in the Ghana Premier League.

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He has made two appearances for the Black Stars of Ghana.

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