Ghanaian youngster Kwame Danso signs for Crystal Palace

By Mubarak Haruna
 Kwame Danso
Kwame Danso

English Premier League side Crystal Palace have officially completed the signing of Ghanaian youngster Kwame Danso from West Ham.

The premier league side following their escape from relegation decided to bolster their academy by signing the Ghanaian international.

Kwame Danso is a left-sided centre-back, 15-years of age.

Kwame stated, "It is a feeling of great happiness to join a massive club like Crystal Palace, I received lucrative offers from major clubs, but I decided that Crystal Palace is the best place for me. It's a dream come true and a big step in my young career. Crystal Palace is a great club with excellent facilities and is known all over the world for developing young players. The fact that the club plays on the big stage was very appealing to me. In fact, it was very easy to choose Crystal Palace."

Crystal Palace scout, Eiaman, who has overseen Kwame’s signature, Added “He went in at Wolves but then the opportunity came for us to take a look at him, so of course we did. Kwame played against Chelsea, Coventry and a few others and did really well. He is intelligent, strong and quick and matches the profile of player we look for at Crystal Palace, so we’re delighted that we could sign him.”

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The 6ft4 Left Footed center-back was born in the UK to Ghanaian parents. He is eligible to play for the country of his birth but opted to play for Ghana, talks are ongoing to get Kwame to play some part in the WAFU cup this year.

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