Ghana forward Fatawu Issahaku gets new coach at Leicester City

Fatawu Issahaku
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: Abdul Fatawu of Leicester City celebrates with the match ball following his hat-trick after the team's victory in the Sky Bet Championship match between Leicester City and Southampton FC at The King Power Stadium on April 23, 2024 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Ghana forward Fatawu Issahaku gets new coach at Leicester City

Ghana winger Abdul Fatawu Issahaku is set to work under Steve Cooper. The newly appointed manager of Leicester City, as the club prepares for the upcoming English Premier League season.

Cooper, who signed a three-year contract, takes over the reins from Enzo Maresca, who departed for Chelsea last month.

Issahaku played a pivotal role in Leicester’s campaign last season, contributing significantly to their promotion to the Premier League. On loan from Sporting Lisbon. The forward made a remarkable impact at the King Power Stadium. Scoring six goals and providing 13 assists in 40 games.

His performances were instrumental in Leicester securing an early return to top-flight football.

Steve Cooper expressed his excitement about his new role and the prospect of working with the talented squad at Leicester City.

I am really excited and proud that Leicester City has appointed me as First Team Manager. This is a fantastic club with a rich history and passionate supporters. I am excited to work with such a talented squad and I’m looking forward to the challenge of achieving.. Our shared ambitions in the Premier League,” Cooper said.

Fatawu Issahaku to follow in the footsteps of Andre Ayew

Cooper is familiar with Ghanaian players, as he has previously worked with Andre Ayew. Swansea City and later Nottingham Forest could prove beneficial for Issahaku.

The new manager’s track record and experience in the English football scene bring high hopes for Leicester City’s upcoming season.

Issahaku is expected to return to England in July to begin pre-season training under Cooper’s guidance. Fans are eager to see how the synergy between the Ghanaian forward and the new manager will unfold. Leicester City aims to make a strong impression in the Premier League.

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