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Fatawu Issahaku becomes 22nd player handed Sporting debut by Ruben Amorim

Ghana winger Abdul Fatawu Issahaku has finally made his Sporting Lisbon debut.

The 18-year-old became the 22nd player to be handed his first team debut by manager Ruben Amorim.

Issahaku came on with 10 minutes left in the 3-0 victory at Estádio José Alvalade. The 18-year-old took over for Trincao and performed admirably.

He joins Franco Israel, Mateus Fernandes, Chermiti, Renato Veiga or Chico Lamba as part of the current squad included in the first team.

In Amorim’s first season (2019/20), he handed five players including Joelson Fernandes, Eduardo Quaresma, Nuno Mendes, Tiago Tomás and Matheus Nunes their debuts.

In the following season, the names launched by him in the championship were Adán, Feddal, André Paulo, Porro, Tomás Silva, Daniel Bragança, Gonçalo Inácio and Essugo, while in the following season (2021/22), the lucky ones were: Rodrigo Ribeiro, Gonçalo Esteves , Nazinho, Marsà, Catamo, João Virgínia and Sarabia.

Credit: Ghanasoccernet 

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