26.2 C
Friday, July 12, 2024
SportsErnest Nuamah secures a permanent transfer to French club Olympique Lyon


Ernest Nuamah secures a permanent transfer to French club Olympique Lyon


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.

- Advertisement -

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.

- Advertisement -

“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.”

- Advertisement -

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.

Latest stories

Rita Dominic marks her 49th birthday in grand style

Nollywood legend Rita Dominic celebrated her 49th birthday with...

I see nothing wrong in seeking attention for showbiz – Sista Afia

Ghanaian songstress, Sista Afia has expressed her views on...

Bank customers filed 695 complaints in 2023 – BoG

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has reported a notable...

People are looking forward to a Bawumia-Mahama debate; forget the other parties – Nana B

The National Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party...

Related stories

Jonny Evans extends contract with Man Utd

Jonny Evans has secured a new one-year contract with...

Man City’s ‘sidelined’ Sergio sends message to Pep as he moves to Real Sociedad

Sergio Gomez expressed gratitude to Pep Guardiola upon departing...

Joshua Zirkzee picks preferred shirt number as he wraps up on Man Utd transfer

Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee has reportedly chosen his desired...

Andres Iniesta tips Nico Williams to Barca would be an elevation for the club

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta believes that Nico Williams could...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here