Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi has paid a courtesy call on President of Ghana, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House on Monday, 7th June, 2021.
The 20year-old presented the President who is known Tottenham fan with a signed jersey of the Blues.
President Akufo-Addo amongst other things urged the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr Ussif Mustapha to explore opportunities for him (Hudson-Odoi) to play for the Black Stars.
“On Monday, 7th June 2021, Ghanaian-born Chelsea footballer, Callum Hudson-Odoi, paid a courtesy call on me at Jubilee House, the seat of our nation’s presidency.
Amongst others, I urged the Minister for Youth and Sports to explore the possibility of having Callum switch nationality, and play for the Black Stars.” President Akufo-Addo said in a Facebook post.
Hudson-Odoi touched down in Ghana on Wednesday, 3rd June, 2021 four days after helping Chelsea win the UEFA Champions League trophy against English premier league champions Manchester City.
Born in England, It is unclear his mission but multiple reports indicates the Hudson-Odoi is in Ghana for holidays where his parents hails from.
He played in a 5v5 game against popular Ghana musician King Promise in which he trilled audience with dribbling skills.
He was also at the Accra Sports Stadium to witness the much anticipated Ghana Premiere League match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Accra Great Olympic (Gamashy Derby).