GERMANY: Borussia Dortmund signs Dutch-Ghanian Prince Aning

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Borussia Dortmund management announced the signing of Dutch-Ghanaian left-back Prince Aning on a free transfer. The 18-year-old joins from Ajax and will feature for BVB U23s.

Aning played a total of 23 games for Ajax U18s and contributed two assists. He also made five appearances for the club in the UEFA Youth League group stage in the 2021/22 season.  Last season, He was part of the team that went up against Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Youth League. The Dutch-Ghanaian has now signed a four-year contract with BVB.

The left-back, who turned 18 last week, was born to Ghanaian parents in Amsterdam which makes him eligible to represent Ghana in future despite playing for the Netherlands at youth level, with which he has been capped eight times for the U18s, scoring one goal and creating one.

Ingo Preuss, sporting director of the Borussia Dortmund U23 side expressed his delight in the acquisition of the signature of the promising star, “We have been in talks for some time and are pleased that the transfer has worked out. Prince Aning is an exceptional player with a strong left foot,”

By Ferdinand A. Baah, Sports Journalist.