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Ernest Nuamah secures a permanent transfer to French club Olympique Lyon

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French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais has officially signed Ghanaian winger Ernest Nuamah on a permanent basis.

Nuamah, who arrives from Belgian Pro League club Molenbeek, has inked a four-year contract that will keep him at Lyon until June 30, 2028.

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Lyon invested €28.5 million to secure the speedy winger’s services, following his loan spell with them last season.

In a statement released on Sunday, the club praised Nuamah, describing him as a dynamic, fast, and impactful forward.

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“A dynamic, fast, and impactful forward, Ernest Nuamah—who made his mark at Nordsjaelland in Denmark between January 2022 and August 2023 (49 matches / 20 goals)—has, through his performances, convinced his coach and club officials to extend his stay at OL.

“Possessing exceptional qualities and great potential for development, the 20-year-old Ghanaian international (11 caps) will resume training on Monday, July 8.”

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Last season, Ernest Nuamah made 33 appearances for Lyon in Ligue 1 and the French Cup, scoring three goals and providing two assists.

Nuamah, who has 11 caps for Ghana, played a crucial role in the national team’s recent victories over Mali and the Central African Republic in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.

He is now set to continue his journey with Olympique Lyonnais.

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