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Ghanaian star Mohammed Kudus now 2nd most valuable African player

Mohammed Kudus 2nd most expensive African player. African footballers. Ghanaian football star Mohammed Kudus has been named the second most valuable African player in the world at the end of the 2023/24 season, according to CIES Football Observatory.

Kudus, who joined West Ham United for €44.5 million last summer, is now valued at an impressive €89.6 million. This makes him second only to Chelsea striker Nicolas Jackson, who is at €99.3 million. Nigerian forward Victor Boniface is third with a value of €86.5 million.
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The 23-year-old Black Stars midfielder moved to West Ham from Dutch club Ajax after making a big impact in the Eredivisie. In his first season at West Ham, Kudus impressed fans with his performances, scoring eight goals and providing six assists. His strong showing helped boost his market value.

Kudus’ rise in value highlights his growth and potential, making him one of Africa’s top football talents. His performances are drawing attention from major clubs and football fans around the world, marking him as a player to watch in the future.

More about Mohammed Kudus

Mohammed Kudus (born 2 August 2000) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or right winger for Premier League club West Ham United and the Ghana national team. Kudus previously played for Nordsjælland and Ajax. He hails from Nima in Accra, Ghana, and is a Muslim. He also has two brothers who live in Accra.

On 27 August 2023, Mohammed Kudus joined West Ham United from Ajax on a five-year contract for €44.5m (£38m) plus add-ons, becoming the third Ghanaian at the club and the second most expensive Ghanaian footballer after Thomas Partey.
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He debuted on 1 September in a 2–1 win against Luton Town and scored his first goals on 21 September in a 3–1 Europa League win over TSC Bačka Topola. Kudus scored his first Premier League goal on 9 October 2023 against Newcastle and won West Ham’s Goal of the Month in November for a scissor kick against Brentford.