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EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian youngster Nii Nortey Ashong signs for Latina on free transfer

Published on: 29 July 2014
Nii Nortey Ashong

Ghanaian youngster Nii Nortey Ashong has signed a three-year contract with Italian Serie B side Latina, can exclusively report.

Ashong joined Latina on a free transfer after terminating his contract with Fiorentina.

The 19-year-old hugely impressed on a three-day trial at the team training camp in Folgaria.

"After a few days of trial, Nii Nortey Ashong has convinced everyone. Latina have acquired him on a three-year contract after the termination of the player’s contract with Fiorentina.

“The left-footed defender spent last season on loan at Spezia. The 1994-born has great technical skills and athletic."

He signed for Fiorentina in September 2011 from Triestina in a co-ownership deal.