Ghanaian keeper in Wanderers camp
Highly rated Ghanaian goalkeeper Rashid Seidu is trying his luck at TNM Super League giants Be Forward Wanderers with the hope of securing a deal before the start of next season.
The 24-year-old agile and acrobatic goalkeeper has been training with Wanderers for the past three weeks and could get a deal following the departure of first choice goalkeeper Nenani Juwaya who will undergo Malawi Defence Force (MDF) training.
The player was brought in the country by an unnamed players’ agent.
Wanderers’ chairperson Gift Mkandawire could not answer his mobile phone Wednesday.
In the absence of Juwaya, Flames second choice goalkeeper William Thole and Richard Chipuwa will battle for the first choice position at Wanderers.
If he clinches the deal, Seidu will be the third Ghanaian to play for Wanderers after defender Eric Atsigah and goalkeeper Thom Aidoo who mesmerised the local fans in the early mid 90’s.
He is one of the highly rated goalkeepers in Ghana according to that country’s media having won two Premier League titles while playing for Wa Malik Jabir Park. Reports in Ghana media indicate that the goalkeeper signed a ground breaking partnership with kit manufacturer in Ghana.
“The 24-year-old safest pair of hands landed the ground breaking partnership deal that will see Prep 4 Pro providing official kits for their Ghanaian recruit. Rashid will double as an ambassador for the fast emerging kits manufacturing firm in the West African country,” reported www.442gh.com.
Ghana Freelance journalist Agyemang Kusi Leonard confirmed that Seidu is one of the top goalkeepers in the Ghana Premier League with WA All Stars FC.
Seidu made six appearances for Ghana Under-23 popularly known as Black Meteoroids in 2015 during the All Africa Games.
At club level, he has played for Asante Kotoko from 2010 to 2012, AS Duanes of Niger from 2012 2013 and also Bechem United and WA All Stars FC. WA All Stars who are coached by former Black Stars defender John Pantsil are on the verge of signing Black Stars goalkeeper Fatawu Dauda ahead of the new Ghana Premier League season.
Among his achievements including winning the Ghana Premier League twice, Ghana Super Cup in 2016, bronze medal with Ghana at Wafu Tournament in Senegal in 2017. He has also played in the Caf Champions League with Kotoko.