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West Ham United highly-talented midfielder ready to play for Ghana

The 21-year-old was born to Ghanaian descent

West Ham United highly-talented midfielder Keenan Appiah-Forson has confirmed that he is forever ready to play for Ghana.

According to the wonderkid born to Ghanaian parents, he yearns for reconnecting with his roots to play for the four-time African Champions.

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Appiah-Forson born October 16, 2001, to Ghanaian descents, at Greenwich in the United Kingdom joined the London club at the age of 14, following a successful trial.

In an interview with Saddick Adams TV, the 21-year-old talented midfielder open up playing for Ghana, adding that he desired to represent his country by birth.

“We have held talks about me playing for Ghana together with my parents. I have actually thought about this, and I have always said if I get the call up from Ghana, I will always take it,” he said.

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Keenan Appiah-Forson emphasisied saying “Because this is where my parents are from. I want to give back to them and show them what I’m capable of.”

He has two senior team appearance with West Ham United and has since been tagged by many as the next N’golo Kante, former Chelsea player due to his attributes.

On December 9, 2021, Forson made his debut for West Ham in a 1–0 loss against Dinamo Zagreb in the UEFA Europa League, coming on as an 87th minute substitute for Sonny Perkins.

In February 2022 Appiah-Forson signed a new contract which would see him at the club until the summer of 2023. The deal included the option to extend his contract for a further year.

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