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Stade Rennais is a good choice for my career- Ghanaian teen Kamaldeen Sulemana

Published on: 27 July 2021

Ghana forward Kamaldeen Sulemana says opting to join Stade Rennais is the right choice for his young career. 

The highly rated ditched Ajax and Manchester United to join the French outfit on a five-year deal.

Sulemana, who joined the club from FC Nordsjaelland, revealed he was convinced about the Ligue 1 side's project making his decision an easy one.

“From my first visit to the club, I had the opportunity to talk to the coach and the staff. I believe in this project. I think it's a good choice for my career. Rennes is a big team, trainer of great talents. It's a good place to progress," he said at his unveiling on Monday. 

Although it took him time to make a decision following interests from several top clubs, he adds he sought advice from former Ghana international Michael Essien.

"I spoke with Michael Essien (editor's note: assistant coach of Nordsjaelland) who played in Bastia and Lyon. He was able to tell me about Ligue 1. It is one of the best championships in Europe. It was a good opportunity. Stade Rennais FC will allow me to have playing time, more than elsewhere I think." 

The 19-year-old is currently preparing with the club for ahead of his debut season in the Ligue 1.

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