Breaking News: Ghana defender Kasim Nuhu joins German side Hoffenheim on five-year deal

Published on: 25 July 2018

German side Hoffenheim have completed the signing of Ghana defender Kasim Nuhu from Swiss club Young Boys, the Bundesliga side have announced.

This comes after Ghana's leading football news outfit exclusively revealed on Tuesday that he had arrived in Germany to sign the contract.

The 23-year sealed the five-year contract from the Swiss champions on Wednesday morning after passing his medical. 

Nuhu, who played for Ghanaian top-flight side Medeama,  joined the German outfit for a whopping transfer fee of  €8 million.

The German side will pay an additional €2 million depending on the number of appearances the powerful defender makes in his first season with Hoffenheim.

The Ghanaian arrived in Germany on Tuesday to complete formalities before ssealing the deal that would see him play in the UEFA Champions League

Nuhu has been forcing his club to allow him to make the move to Germany after their initial reluctance as they see the centre-back as key to their Champions League plans for next season.


The Ghana international was a key figure for the Berne-based outfit as they clinched their first league trophy in 32 years and wants to continue his career in Germany.

Young Boys were reluctant to release the key player that helped him win the title last season after six clubs expressed interest in the towering player.

But after Hoffenheim topped all the clubs with an offer of about 9 million Euros, they agreed to allow the Ghanaian to travel to Germany for the medical.

English sides Southampton and Newcastle United were among some of the club chasing the strong player as well as French giants Marseille and Lyon.

His impressive showing for Young Boys where he scored two goals and made 32 appearances looks to have raised the eyebrows of some of the top sides in Europe.