Ghana and Arsenal Midfielder Thomas Partey Reveals Why he Converted From Christianity to Islam

Ghana and Arsenal Midfielder Thomas Partey Reveals Why he Converted From Christianity to Islam

Isaac Darko
  • Ghana international and Arsenal midfielder Thomas Teye Partey has disclosed that he is now a devoted Muslim
  • According to the former Atletico Madrid midfielder, he was inspired by his Moroccan girlfriend to convert to Islam from Christianity
  • The 28-year-old midfield enforcer converted to Islam after several months of studying the religion in London

Arsenal and Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey has revealed the reasons why he converted from Christianity to Islam.

The 28-year-old reportedly converted to Islam after months of studying the religion at his base in England.

Earlier this year, the Black Stars' deputy captain was sighted, in photos posted on Twitter, with an Imam that suggested he had gladly accepted the religion.

Thomas Partey, Sara Bella, Ghana, Morocco, Islam, Christian
Thomas Partey had confirmed that he converted to Islam due to his Moroccan girlfriend Sara Bella. Credit: @ghanaballers
Source: Twitter

And Partey has now confirmed that he has converted to the Islamic religion, disclosing that his Moroccan girlfriend is behind his decision to convert.

In a chit-chat with Ghanaian media personality Nana Aba Anamoah, the former Atletico Madrid midfielder revealed that he switched from Christianity because of his girlfriend whom he loves dearly and would do anything to make her happy.

"I'm now a Muslim and I converted because of my girlfriend whom I love very much. My Muslim name is Yakubu," Partey said.

Partey is rumoured to be dating Moroccan lady, Sara Bella, with videos of the pair popping on social media in recent weeks

Last month, Sara Bella, who uses the name Sarabella on social media, took to TikTok to post some romantic videos of herself and Partey.

The pair have been spotted in public once again after stepping out to have a good time at a bar in London.

Thomas Partey to Enstooled as Chief in His Hometown

Meanwhile, Thomas Partey has been installed as Development Chief of his hometown, Manya Krobo, a town famous for its glass bead-making in the Eastern region of Ghana.

The Arsenal midfield linchpin was honoured in a ceremony by the Konor (Paramount Chief) of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Sakite II for his football exploits, projecting the image of Manya Krobo.

In a post on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, Partey arrived at the gathering where he will be enstooled amid fanfare and celebrations.

Thomas Partey Spotted Hanging Out With New Girlfriend in London

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Thomas Partey has a thing for beautiful women as the Arsenal man spark new controversy following videos of himself and his 'new' girlfriend.

The injured Arsenal and Ghana star has been spotted with a lady known by the name Sara Bella as they share their time together in London.

In a video posted on social media, spotted by Sports Brief, the lady is seen having a good time with Partey as they watched one of Arsenal's game at the Emirates.