Ghana midfielder, Emmanuel Essiam has promised to help Swiss club, FC Basel win more trophies.
The youngster completed a move from former Ghana Premier League champions, Berekum Chelsea to the giants on Monday after a successful negotiations.
Essiam, 18, was part of Ghana’s squad that claimed the Africa U-20 tournament held in Mauritania last year.
He will look to replicate the feat achieved by African stars, Mohammed Sallah, Mohammed ElNeny of Egypt and Ghana’s Samuel Inkoom.
Essiam did not hide his intentions about what he intends to achieve with the club.
“I’m a central midfielder, I help the team in both attack and defence, I run a lot on the field and I try to break opposition lines and I love winning,” Emmanuel Essiam told FC Basel TV.
“My goals here in [FC] Basel is to help the team win more trophies because for what I heard, it’s a while we won trophies so I will be here to change that.
“And try my best to win more trophies and compete in European competitions.” Emmanuel Essiam added.
FC Basel has been Swiss national champions 20 times, Swiss Cup winners 13 times, and Swiss League Cup winners once.
The last time they won any domestic trophy was in the 2018-19 season when they claimed the Swiss Super Cup.
The last time they won the domestic top flight was in the 2016-17 league season.Basel have competed in European competitions every season since 1999–2000 season. They have qualified for the Group phases of the Champions League more than any other Swiss club – a total of seven times – and are the only Swiss club to have ever qualified to the Group stages directly.