Iddrisu Baba's profile: All the facts and details about him

Iddrisu Baba's profile: All the facts and details about him

Babu Tendu
updated at August 9, 2023 at 9:30 AM

Iddrisu Baba is a midfielder for the RCD Mallorca, a Spanish club, and the Ghana national team. In his junior year, the 26-year-old Ghanaian made his first debut in the football world on August 29, 2015. He made his senior professional debut on August 19, 2018, in a match against CA Osasuna, replacing Carlos Castro.

Iddrisu Baba
This post describes information about Ghanaian football star Iddrisu Baba. Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce. (Modified by author).
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He is an unknown character in the world of famous footballers, but his skills on the pitch are quickly selling him, and in no time, he will be a known figure by many football enthusiasts.

Profile summary




Iddrisu Baba Mohammed




January 22, 1996


26 years (as of October 2022)




Accra, Ghana


Ghanaian, Spanish





Marital status



1.82m (6ft 0 inches)


73 kg

Eye colour


Hair colour


Body type



Football player

Current team

RCD Mallorca


July 1, 2018

Main position

Midfielder - Central midfield

Other position

Defensive midfield

Jersey number


Preferred foot


Player agent

LIAN Sports Group

Social Media


Net worth

$1 to $5 million

Iddrisu Baba

Much about his background remains mysterious, except that he moved to Spain at an early age and pursued football from January 2014 in his first team, RCD Mallorca's youth setup. He was also born in Accra, Ghana, and most of his background information and early life are based there.

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He is more concentrated on his career and goals to achieve much more in the football world, both professionally and skill-wise.

Baba, who was raised in Spain after leaving his native Accra at a young age, joined RCD Mallorca's youth setup from CD Leganés in January 2014. On August 29, 2015, he made his senior debut for the former's reserves by substitution in the second half of Penya Ciutadella's 7-1 Tercera División home victory.

On May 8, 2016, Baba scored his first goal as a senior in a 2-1 home victory over CF Platges de Calvià. After receiving a promotion, he was purchased by the Bermellones on June 23.

Baba was given a one-year loan to Barakaldo CF in Segunda División B on August 25, 2017. Upon his return, he was elevated to the Segunda División starting lineup, and on August 19, 2018, in a 1-0 home victory over CA Osasuna, he made his professional debut in place of Carlos Castro.

Iddrisu Baba's current team

Baba currently plays for RCD Mallorca's team as their midfielder and is so far among the best players in that team. He also wears the number 21 jersey.

However, other teams are in pursuit of the player's talent, and it is pretty evident that he may not last long in his current team.

Iddrisu Baba's age

The Ghanaian footballer was born in Accra, Ghana, on January 22, 1996. He is 26 years old (as of October 2022). The 6ft tall player has way more years to showcase his skills in the football world and reach greater heights in his career.

Iddrisu Baba's transfer news

In 2014 when he played for Mallorca under 19 team, he was acquired by RCD Mallorca team B on a loan transfer. It is unclear, however, how he began playing for CD Leganes team B but obtained a complimentary transfer back to RCD Mallorca team B.

In the 2017/2018 season, he went to Barakaldo CF on a loan transfer before joining his current team, RCD Mallorca, on a 6-year contract. He has a market value of $3.42 million.

Iddrisu Baba's player profile
Iddrisu Baba with the ball during the La Liga Santander match between RCD Mallorca and Deportivo Alaves at Estadio de Son Moix on April 19, 2022, in Mallorca, Spain. Photo by Cristian Trujillo.
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Rumours, however, have it that he is set to leave his current team during the summer transfer window. Baba reportedly said he cherishes his time in Mallorca but would like a new challenge to grow his experience.

It is important to note that Atletico Madrid had targeted the player, but the move was unfortunately not completed. However, sources have it that the Rojiblabcos may be interested in the player.

Iddrisu Baba's nationality

The 26-year-old has two nationalities, Ghanaian citizenship, which he obtained by birth, and Spanish citizenship, which he acquired after moving to Spain and starting his football career there.

Iddrisu Baba in the Ghana national team

During the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe, he was selected as one of the players to represent the Ghana National Team. However, he sustained an injury during the event in a game against Gabon.

Iddrisu Baba's salary

His salary, alongside his skills and fame in the pitch, has incredibly increased and is now at $ 670,860.

Iddrisu Baba's family

The young player has proven that he loves his life being private since no details concerning his family, relationships or background are known to the public. But since he comes from Ghana, we believe his background is centred there. Nonetheless, when his details are available, we will keep his fans up to date with them.

Iddrisu Baba's family
Iddrisu Baba of RCD Mallorca with the ball during the La Liga Santander match between RCD Espanyol and RCD Mallorca at RCDE Stadium on March 20, 2022, in Barcelona, Spain. Photo by Pedro Salado.
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Iddrisu Baba's net worth

With most of his income solely obtained from his football career, we cannot help but notice that he also has endorsements contributing to his net worth; this is following his link with puma players. Therefore, summing his net worth to between $1 and $5 million on average.

Iddrisu Baba's stats

Iddrisu has dribbling strength with passing and concentration weakness. Notably, his playing style is shooting from a distance. He has appeared as a substitute four times and midfielder centre once. He has an average stats rating of 6.3.

The young talent, Iddrisu Baba, is definitely one to look out for in the coming years. But, being a mysterious person, we expect that aspects of his life may change so that his fans can have a glimpse at their favourite footballer's life.

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