Young Apostle’s mercurial center forward Emmanuel Mensah celebrated his 18th birthday in grand style to cap a remarkable season in the second tier of Ghana football.
With some outstanding performance in the National Division One League, the goal poacher produced a fearsome return of 10 goal contributions from just 12 fixtures to announce himself to Ghanaians.
Dubbed as the next Baby Jet by experts and pundits , Emmanuel registered a powerful hatrick against Mighty Royals FC to cap a dream season.
With goals against Steadfast FC , Tamale City FC, Mighty Royals FC , Wa Suntaa SC , Berekum Arsenals FC , Kintampo and Wa Yasin FC , defenders and goalkeepers were left in awe with the attacking instincts of the goal poacher.
To add to his speciality in the last third of the pitch, the deadly forward added 4 assists to his goals months before his 18th birthday.
With the European lenses already rerouted onto him, Young Apostles Football Club are reportedly in the Ghanaian transfer market in search of his replacement as the goal poacher draws closer to European football.
Reliable sources hinted that two Belgium Clubs lead the race that has the likes of topflight clubs from France , Sweden and the Netherlands.
Blessed with both feet and aerial prowess, Emmanuel Mensah looks destined to emulate the feat chalked by the legendary Asamoah Gyan.
Management of Young Apostles FC, noted for exporting their best players to European clubs, has already promised not to block his development at any European club once the right package is tabled.
With Emmanuel Yeboah set to grace the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League, Young Apostles FC have a track record of developing special talents for bigger clubs in the game.
The likes of Solomon Adomako and Abass Samari are all products of the Sunyani based club refining football talents for the European market.
Unnamed Ghana Premier league clubs have reportedly tabled some juicy packages for the service of Emmanuel Mensah after his honeymoon season in the National Division One League.
By: Saani Abacha