Ghanaian promising attacker Israel Amewu, is attracting interest from Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon, sportsworldghana.com can exclusively report.
The lanky forward could soon join Ghana winger Abdul Fatawu Issahaku after impressing scouts of the Portuguese top-flight side. Meanwhile, Spanish club Celta Vigo, we understand are also interest in the securing the signature of the talented forward who can also be deployed as No.10.
Amenu who is currently on the books of Division Two side Tema City FC, was recently handed a call-up to the Ghana U20 team after his performances caught the attention of the handlers of the Black Satellites.
Israel Amewu is the son of Peter Amewu, who is currently the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Hohoe Constituency.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) legislator also doubles as the Minister for Railways Development under the Nana Akufo-Addo government.
Ghana’s U20s failed to qualify for the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after failing to progress in the WAFU Zone B tournament in 2022.
The technical team of the Black Satellites is, therefore, aiming to build a strong squad for subsequent tournaments and Israel Amewu could be a key member of the new Black Satellites team being managed by former Accra Hearts of Oak gaffer Samuel Boadu.