Portuguese side GD Chaves sign Ghanaian forward Issah Abass on three-year deal

Published on: 22 September 2022

Portuguese Primeira Liga outfit, GD Chaves have announced the signing of Ghanaian forward Issah Abass on a free transfer.

Abass joins the club on a three-year deal after he was released by Bundesliga side Mainz 05 in June.

The 23-year-old has previously featured for clubs in Holland, Germany, Croatia and Slovenia since leaving Ghanaian lower-tier club Asokwa Deportivo in January 2017.

He has also played for NK Olimpija, FC Utretch, Twente FC and HNK Rijeka.

He spent last season on loan at Rijeka in Croatia, where he made 34 appearances, scored seven goals and provided three assists in the process.

In total, he featured in 122 games across all competitions, scored 32 goals and registered eight assists in the five seasons he has been in the European scene.

Abass was a member of the Ghana U-23 squad at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt where he made three appearances.

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