Cameroonian-German player Jessic Ngankam, 20, is gifting his parents a house in the Cameroonian capital of Douala where all his relatives live.
Jessic Ngankam lives with his parents, mother Stefanie and father Joseph in Berlin Spandau.
Work has already began in building the house in his hometown and his parents are very proud of him.
“Five years ago I was sitting in the kitchen with my mom and I promised that I would give everything to become a professional – so that I can give something back later. She gave me so much and taught me so much – I’m very grateful for that. This house should be a gesture of thanks, also for my father. “
Jessic Ngankam plays for German team Hertha BSC as a centre-forward and his father was present when the young footballer signed his first professional contracts with Hertha that lasts until 2023 plus option a year ago.
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For many Cameroonians in Germany this is a dream come true just as it is for Jessic. The player had swore to himself he would become a professional so he could help children from his neighbourhood who are not well off.
For some time now Jessic Ngankam has been involved in the social youth project in Haselhorst “MitternachtsSport eV”.
BZ berlin reported the star had said. “These are children from my area, they are just like me back then. I want to support you. I want to leave my mark, not just as a footballer, but also as a person. “