Ghanaian Winger Gifts Mother Spain Debut Jersey After International Break

Ghanaian Winger Gifts Mother Spain Debut Jersey After International Break

Lukman Mumuni
September 28, 2022 at 9:04 PM
  • Spain-born Ghanaian Nico Williams has promised to gift his mother his his international debut jersey
  • The 20-year-old made his Spain debut against Switzerland during the international break after earning his first invite
  • Nico Williams has chosen Spain over Ghana and provide his first international assist as La Furia Roja beat Portugal

Nico Williams has gifted his mother the jersey he wore to make his Spain debut during the international break.

The Spain-born Ghanaian made his debut for the European country in the game against Switzerland, a match La Furia Roja lost 1-0.

After the game, Williams decided not to exchange the jersey with any Swiss player as he preserved the jersey for his mother.

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Nico Williams has gifted his Spain debut jersey to his mother. Credit: IMAGO @ghanasoccernet
Source: Twitter
"I am very grateful for everything my parents have done. It is vital, they give you strength and it is what pushes you to be better. This shirt is for my mother. They are very happy that she was able to debut with the Absolute, it is the everyone's dream," he said as quoted by

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"I am very happy to be here, to contribute to the cause, very happy to learn from the best and I hope I can have more opportunities," he added.

Nico Williams followed up his debut with an assist as Spain defeated Portugal in the Nations League on Tuesday night.

The Athletic Bilbao forward seems to have impressed manager Luis Enrique after two games and could make the squad for the World Cup.

He could join his brother Inaki Williams as siblings to have represented two different countries at the World Cup and in Ghana's case they will follow the path of the Boateng brothers.

Williams brothers make debuts for Ghana and Spain

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Athletic Bilbao stars, Inaki and Nico Williams, have been handed their debuts by Ghana and Spain, respectively, over the weekend.

Inaki, the eldest of the two brothers, came on in the second half as the Black Stars of Ghana suffered defeat to Brazil, while Nico featured for Spain against Switzerland.

Inaki Williams had previously represented Spain in the past but decided to switch nationality in June after changes in the FIFA eligibility rules.

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