A professional footballer from Ghana named Abdul Fatawu Issahaku plays attacking midfield for Sporting CP and the Ghanaian national team.
Abdul Fatawu Issahaku is 18 years old. He was born on March 8, 2004, in Tamale, Ghana. He is of Ghanaian nationality.
Issahaku was a member of the Karim Zito-led Ghana U17 team in 2018. The team succeeded in making it to the WAFU Zone B U-17 Cup of Nations finals in 2018. However, they were defeated by rivals Nigeria in the championship game via a 3-1 penalty shootout after regulation time ended in a 1-1 draw. Isshaku missed his penalty in the shootout.
Issahaku played for Ghana and led the national under-17 squad in the 2020 qualifiers for the 2021 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations.
He made the equalizing penalty during the tournament in Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Nigeria. After losing 3-1 to Ivory Coast, Ghana was eliminated from the competition. Issahaku provided an assist for Ghana’s lone goal in the contest.
Despite being far younger than most of his teammates, he was promoted to the under-20 squad the following year at the age of 16 due to his remarkable performance. Later, he was chosen to compete in the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.
He participated in every game for the Black Satellites during the competition, scoring two goals in the group stage to help his team win the championship for the fourth time in team history. He was also named the tournament’s best player on that particular occasion.
Abdul started playing professionally in 2019. As of 2022, he has gained a net worth of $ 2.5 million.