Ghanaian youngster, Emmanuel Essiam says, his move to Swiss club, FC Basel is a right step to help develop and succeed in his career.
The 18-year-old signed a four-and-a-half year deal to join the Swiss giants from former Ghana Premier League champions, Berekum Chelsea.Essiam was a member of the squad that won the 2021 AFCON U-20 championship in Mauritania.
He said: “I’m really happy especially the first time I heard FC Basel was interested in me.
“I was excited and it was yes for me already knowing the fans of the club, the enthusiastic fans they have, I have heard a lot and the success here in Switzerland and in the European competitions.
“I was happy to join them alongside I heard they are having some great African history, players like Mohammed Sallah and El Neny [Mohammed].
“It’s a big step for me to develop and succeed in my career.” Emmanuel Essiam told FC Basel TV.
Emmanuel Essiam is expected to follow in the footsteps of Egypt duo, Mohammed Sallah, Mohammed ElNeny as well as former Ghana right back, Samuel Inkoom who had superlative outing with the Swiss club.