Ghanaian youngster Joseph Painstil has officially joined Hungarian top-flight side Ferencvarosi.
Painstil joined the European side on the transfer deadline day from Ghanaian side Tema Youth.
A statement at Ferencvarosi’s website reads:
The squad of the football division at Ferencváros is further strengthened by a Ghanaian player. The 19 years old Joseph Paintsil has already had his debut in his national team.
Joseph was born in Fadama and started playing in the local Ajax, then grew at the Ghanaian Red Bull Academy.
He spent the past two years at Tema Youth, and had his real breakthrough in the previous season when he scored 8 goals, including a hat trick against Accra Great Olympics.
Following the U17 and U20 national teams, in May 2017 Joseph debuted in the first national team against Benin.
The fast, game-making midfielder has Andres Iniesta as a role model