April 11, 2021

16-year-old Ghanaian Pierre Dwomoh makes history in Belgium

Belgian-born Ghanaian teen sensation Pierre Dwomoh has made history in the Belgian top-flight league by joining the lists of young players who have made their debuts at the age of 16.

Dwomoh, a precocious midfield dynamo, only turned 16 in June but has already made his debut for Genk in the Belgian Jupiler League.

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The young attacking midfielder who can also operate as a center-forward replaced Bryan Heynen on the 88th minute mark wearing the No.80 jersey as he cameoed in Genk’s 2-0 home triumph over Kortrijk on Saturday.

After making his debut on Saturday more is expected of the Ghanaian wunderkind who has been penciled for greater feats in the coming seasons ahead of him.

The 1.85m tall midfielder signed a fresh 4-year contract with Genk in the summer having impressed with the youth side of the club.

Genk secured Dwomoh from Anderlecht Youth team in 2016 and have been patiently horning the talent of the youngster to prepare him for the demands of top-flight football.

Dwomoh was born to Ghanaian immigrant family in Belgium and has gone ahead to represent the European powerhouse at U17 level playing 7 times and scoring once.

He could switch his nationality to play for Ghana at the senior level in the future.

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Source: Sports

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