Who is Baba Alhassan? The biography of the Ghanaian footballer

Who is Baba Alhassan? The biography of the Ghanaian footballer

Lenah Ann
May 19, 2024 at 2:01 PM
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Baba Alhassan is a Ghanaian professional soccer player who plays for Liga I club FCSB as a midfielder. He rose to fame due to his impressive performance on the field and his significant impact on the club. He has earned praise from fans, teammates, and pundits alike since he played a crucial role in securing the most recent Liga I championship.

Baba Alhassan celebrates after winning
Baba Alhassan celebrates after winning the 2023/24 Liga I championship title. On the right, he poses for a picture. Photo: @baba_alhassan__ (Modified by author)
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Although he is an up-and-coming star, Alhassan has made a name for himself in Romanian soccer, bagging various trophies and awards, such as the 2023/24 Liga I title and the September 2022 Gazeta Sporturilor Romania Player of the Month. Here is everything you need to know about the Ghanaian football player Baba Alhassan.

Baba Alhassan's profile summary

Full name

Baba Alhassan

Date of birth

3 January 2000


24 (as of May 2024)

Place of birth

Accra, Ghana






6 feet or 184 centimetres


165 pounds or 75 kilograms

Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark brown


Professional soccer player

Active years


Current team




Social media presence


Baba Alhassan's biography

The renowned Ghanaian soccer player Baba Alhassan (age 24 as of May 2024) was born on 3 January 2000 in Accra, Ghana, to his parents. Little is known about Baba Alhassan's family since he has kept most of his personal life away from the public eye.

Baba Alhassan's career

Alhassan made his junior debut in soccer with the African Talent Football Academy in Ghana before joining the Spanish club Real Valladolid as a youth player. He made his senior debut for the club on 28 October 2018 and lost 2-3 to Navalcarnero.

Top 5 facts about Baba Alhassan
Top 5 facts about Baba Alhassan. Photo: @baba_alhassan__
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The renowned star later joined Hermannstadt on 7 October 2020 as a free agent and debuted in Liga I in a 1-1 draw against UTA Arad. On 15 May 2021, he had his first goal in a match against Politehnica Iași. In the 2020/21 season, he featured in 24 matches across all competitions.

The youngster contributed seven goals from 27 league games during the 2021/22 season, helping his club finish as Liga II runners-up and make a return to the top tier. In the first game of the season, on 15 July 2022, he scored his first Liga I double in a 3-1 win against Mioveni.

The Ghanaian national consented to a contract extension in October 2023 that would run until 2026. Chairman Dănuţ Coman of Hermannstadt announced on 9 December that he was negotiating his transfer to either FCSB or Rapid București.

On 12 December 2023, the renowned star signed with his current club, FCSB, for a transfer fee of approximately $650,850, with a 20% interest retained by his former club in case of a possible future transfer. FCSB confirmed his move on 23 December 2023.

On 21 January 2024, he made his Liga I debut, replacing Octavian Popescu in the 75th minute during a 4-0 win against UTA Arad.

Baba Alhassan's current team

Baba Alhassan in possession during a match
Baba Alhassan in possession of the ball during Romania Superliga1: FC Hermannstadt - FC Rapid Bucuresti on 14 October 2022. Photo: Flaviu Buboi
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The Ghanaian central midfielder has played for various clubs in Spain and Romania and has been credited with improving the overall spirit and performance of the squads. His current club is SC Fotbal Club FCSB SA (FCSB). Other clubs that he has played for are;

  • FC Hermannstadt, 2018-2019
  • Real Valladolid Promesas, 2020-2024

Baba Alhassan's stats

The renowned Ghanaian soccer star has played for various clubs since his professional debut. Due to his outstanding performance, he has posted some of the most incredible statistics for a player his age. According to Transfermarkt, here is a detailed summary of his stats by club.





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Real Valladolid Promesas










Baba Alhassan's salary

According to Footballghana, the FCSB central midfielder's monthly salary was approximately $10,842 as of 2024. Since he is still trying to make it in the soccer world, little is known about his career earnings and net worth.

Frequently asked questions

Baba Alhassan in action during a match
Baba Alhassan in action during a game with Romania Super Liga: FC Hermannstadt - Farul Constanta on 10 December 2022. Photo: Flaviu Buboi
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Through his work ethic, the Ghanaian soccer player has earned respect within his club and has attracted the attention of various team scouts across Europe. Here are the frequently asked questions about the rising youngster.

Is Baba Alhassan on Instagram?

Although the Ghanaian midfielder is an up-and-coming youngster, he is famous across various social media platforms. As of May 2024, he has over 8.2k followers on Instagram.

What is Baba Alhassan's height and weight?

The famed FCSB central midfielder is 6 feet or 184 centimetres tall and weighs 165 pounds or 75 kilograms. He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

What is Baba Alhassan's FIFA 24 rating?

In FIFA 24, the famous midfielder has a potential score of 76 and an overall rating of 67. His skill moves rating is three stars. He prefers to shoot using his right foot and has a high to medium work rate.

What is Baba Alhassan's nationality and ethnicity?

The renowned professional soccer player is a Ghanaian national of mixed ethnic background.

Final word

As a hardworking and commuted midfielder, Baba Alhassan has been instrumental to his team's success, providing vital support both defensively and offensively. His accomplishments at such a young age showcase his potential and talent, making him a soccer player to watch on the international stage.

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