Ghana Defender Joseph Aidoo Handed Contract Extension at Spanish Club Celta Vigo

Ghana Defender Joseph Aidoo Handed Contract Extension at Spanish Club Celta Vigo

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Black Stars defender Joseph Aidoo has been handed a contract extension at Spanish La Liga side Celta Vigo
  • The defender who missed AFCON impressed to earn him a deal which will see him stay at the club until 2026
  • Joseph Aidoo was named the club's best player for the month of January following his outstanding performances

Ghana centre-back, Joseph Aidoo has been rewarded with a new contract at La Liga outfit Celta Vigo following his impressive display in Spain this season.

The 26-year-old has been in top form for the Sky Blues, convincing the club's top hierarchy to extend his deal to 2026.

Celta Vigo announced the extension of the defender's contract on their official website with six months remaining on his original deal.

Joseph Aidoo with Celta Vigo's technical director. SOURCE: @RCCelta
Celta Vigo have extended the contract of Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo. SOURCE: @RCCelta
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"The project for the future, and present, of RC Celta continues to gain strength, consistency, solidity... never better said. The center-back Jospeh Aidoo extends his relationship with the sky-blue club until June 2026, which guarantees the continuity of a footballer who has shown great evolution to become a key piece in the team's defensive solidity," wrote the club.
"Aidoo, 26 years old, has played 17 games this season with an extraordinary performance, and has already accumulated 77 games with RC Celta since his arrival in the 2019/2020 campaign. He also has 10 caps for the Ghana National Team."

Although he has been solid for Celta Vigo, Aidoo failed to make the AFCON team in Cameroon.

Joseph Aidoo dropped from AFCON 2021 2021

Celta Vigo defender Joseph Aidoo was not included in Ghana's squad for the Nations Cup in Cameroon.

The centre-back, who has been in form for the Celestial was omitted from the team after Milovan Rajevac release a 28-man team.

Aidoo came under pressure for his performance for the Black Stars in the World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia.

Joseph Aidoo named Celta Vigo Player of the Month

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghanaian centre-back, Joseph Aidoo, has won the award for the best player in the month of January at Spanish topflight side Celta Vigo.

The 26-year-old earned the most votes from fans of the club to beat his teammates to the top award.

The club announced the defender as the winner on their official website, with the Ghanaian footballer expressing delight for the recognition.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.