German Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf have captured Ghanaian teenager Kelvin Ofori from the Right to Dream Academy.
Ofori becomes the third Ghanaian to join the Bundesliga side after Bernard Tekpetey and Nana Ampomah.
Fortuna Düsseldorf confirmed the signing of the 18-year-old on a three-year deal.
“Fortuna Dusseldorf has contracted offensive player Kelvin Ofori. The 18-year-old offensive talent from Ghana has signed a contract until 2022 and will run in the future with the back number 14,” a Club statement reads.
The young player participated in the team’s preseason game against Anderletch where he performed to the satisfaction of officials at the German Club.
Lutz Pfannenstiel, Sporting Director of Fortuna Düsseldorf lauded the qualities of the talented player.
“Kelvin Ofori is a great talent in Ghana and we are very happy that he has chosen Fortuna. He has a great technique and his pace makes him hard to defend. We are convinced that he can develop as best as possible with us. ”
He could joined the youth side at the Club and gradually make his way into the first team.
By Frank Darkwah