Ghanaian Teen Completes Move to German Giants Borussia Dortmund from Ajax

Ghanaian Teen Completes Move to German Giants Borussia Dortmund from Ajax

  • Highly-rated Ghanaian youngster Prince Aning has joined Borussia Dortmund's U23 team in the summer transfer window
  • The talented left back, who was born to Ghanaian parents in Amsterdam, moves to Dortmund from Ajax
  • Aning has represented the Netherlands at youth level and remains eligible to play for the Black Stars of Ghana

Dutch-born Ghanaian left-back, Prince Adu-Addae Junior Aning, has joined German giants Borussia Dortmund.

The highly-rated teenager signed a four-year deal to join Borussia Dortmund's U23 from Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam.

The club confirmed the arrival of the Dutch youth international on their official website.

Prince Aning, Ghana, Holland, Dortmund, Ajax
Prince Aning has completed his move to German giants Borussia Dortmund. Credit: @BlackYellow
Source: Twitter
"Prince Aning is moving to the second team at Borussia Dortmund for the 2022/23 season. The left-back comes from the youth of Ajax Amsterdam in the Ruhr area.

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"The 18-year-old defender played for the Ajax U18s last season. In the UEFA Youth League, there was also a clash with the youth of Borussia Dortmund. The Dutchman has now signed a four-year contract with BVB," wrote the club.

Sporting Director of the U23 Ingo Preuss praised the arrival of the 18-year-old.

"We've been in talks for a long time and are happy that the transfer worked out. Prince Aning is an exceptional player with a strong left foot," said Ingo Preuss.

Prince Aning caught the attention of Dortmund early this year, when the German side played Ajax in the UEFA Youth League.

His arrival in Dortmund keeps him close to Ghana national team coach, Otto Addo, who will be monitoring his progress.

Aning has played eight times for the U18 of Holland, scoring a goal for the Dutch youth team, but remains eligible to play for Ghana.

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