Belgian outfit OH Leuven complete the signing of Ghanaian attacker Emmanuel Toku

Published on: 30 January 2023

Belgian club, OH Leuven have signed Ghanaian international Emmanuel Toku to bolster the squad of the team.

The Belgian side announced the acquisition of the talented youngster on Monday, January 30.

“The Ghanaian attacking midfielder Emmanuel Toku (22) is coming to OH Leuven. He comes over from the Bulgarian Botev Plovdiv, the 10th in the Bulgarian Efbet Liga. Toku signs a contract with OH Leuven until 2026,” an official club statement said this evening.

The statement from OH Leuven added, “Toku started playing football at Cheetah FC in his home country of Ghana. In 2019, he was transferred to Danish Fremad Amager, where he played 39 games, scored 12 goals and provided 6 assists.

“In 2021 he switched to Botev Plovdiv. He came out 70 times for the Bulgarian top division club in which he hit 8 times and handed out 6 assists. He was a frequent Ghanaian youth international and was part of the U17 group that finished second at the U17 Africa Cup in 2017 and later also reached the quarter-finals of the U17 World Cup in 2017.

“He later also captained the Ghana U20 team at the African Games in 2019. Toku is eligible to play as soon as his visa and work permit are in order.

At OH Leuven, Emmanuel Toku is excited and will be hoping to take his career to the next level after showing so much promise during his teen years.