Happy birthday to Issahaku Abdul Fatawu
Abdul Fatawu Issahaku was born on 8th March, 2004. He is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Steadfast FC. He recently ended his loan deal with Premier League side Dreams FC.
Issahaku Abdul Fatawu started his football with Northern Zaytuna and later Join Tamale Utrecht Academy. He was spotted by the owner of Steadfast Football club.
At the age of fifteen in 2019, Issahaku started his career with Tamale-based club Steadfast FC, in the Zone One of the Division One League, the Ghanaian second tier. During his debut season, he immediately established himself as one of the most talented players in the league, scoring eight goals and assisting five in 13 matches before the league was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his second season, he scored 12 goals and made 12 assists in 14 league matches and picked up 8 man of the match awards.
Issahaku represented Ghana and served as captain of the national Under-17 team in 2020, playing during the 2021 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The following year, due to his impressive form, he was promoted into the under-20 squad, despite being much younger than most of his teammates. He was later selected to take part in the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. During the competition, he played all of the Black Satellites’ matches, scoring two goals in the group stages to help his side win the title for the fourth time in its history. In that occasion, he was also adjudged as the Best Player of the Tournament.
In March 2021, after his exploits with the U-20 side, he was given his first call-up to the senior team, as the Black Stars challenged South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe in two qualifying matches for the Africa Cup of Nations.
He scored a wonderful free-kick against Uzbekistan when the Black stars team B played Uzbekistan at the Markaziy Stadium. Even though the game ended 2–1 against Ghana. Fatawu won admiration from the football world.
In September 2021, Fatawu made his debut for the Black Stars in a 3–1 victory over Zimbabwe in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Issahaku Abdul Fatawu will now put pen to paper for Sporting CP to start his football carrier outside Ghana. The fast rising star is currently in Portugal training with the Sporting CP U-23 side waiting to turn 18years. The way is now clear for Abdul Fatawu Issahaku to join the senior team.
His Carrier so far
1. Northern Zaytuna
2. Utrecht Academy
3. Steadfast FC
4. Dreams FC on Loan
5. Steadfast FC
6. Sporting Lisbon
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