Mango Talent Thread @Kamaldeen Sulemana
Kamaldeen Sulemana (20)
Raised in Techiman, town based in Bono East Region of Ghana. Kamaldeen was spotted by the brilliant ‘Right to Dream’ Academy which deeded his pathway to Europe, particularly France, Ligue1.
Before joining the ‘Right to Dream’ academy he played for local team Techiman Liberty FC until 2013. He spent 7 years at Right to Dream, before moving onto their partnered club FC Nordsjælland a Club in Denmark, he made 42 appearances, scoring 14 goals. He only spent one full
Season with the Danish side before moving to the wonderful Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais F.C. who are renowned for signing the biggest young talented prospects. And Kamaldeen is certainly one …
At the Right to Dream Academy U15 he won the Marveld International Tournament after beating Arsenal FC 4-0 in the final.
When watching highly talented Kamaldeen, he’s incredible on the ball, creativity and passing attributes are breathtaking. If you enjoy you’re attacking players, you’ll certainly come to enjoy Kamaldeen. According to Opta Kamaldeen averages 3.7 passing into the box per 90 minutes.
He’s dynamic, quick, energetic and balances that well with his vision and intelligence. Kamaldeen likes to get shots off at every opportunity, he’s terrific at carving an opening for himself for a shot or a cross/shot into the box. It’s quite amazing watching Kamaldeen dribbling
It seems he gets quicker & more confident with the ball at his feet, capable of dribbling at speed, with either foot. His dribbling skill and movement enables him to draw defenders into committing themselves and either using a feint or burst of acceleration to avoid the challenge
This allows him to create more room to either dribble to the byline for a cut-back or cross first time. Kamaldeen can hit passes at pinpoint, you’ll often see him switch the play, playing the ball over the opposing full-back for his winger to latch onto and exploit the space.
Kamaldeen is elegant in possession, he can change a game in any moment, he oozes class. With his low-centre of gravity, gracious elegance there’s a sense of unpredictability on what he will do. He’s very intelligent in finishing space to cause havoc to the opposition.
For all Kamaldeen sublime technical skills, he has electric pace which frightens defenders. Kamaldeen oozes confidence, he loves to match up with defenders 1v1 and uses his creative force to express his abilities. Extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his speed.
Kamaldeen close ball-control is one of his highest qualities, he likes to cut inside for a shot or to play a through OL all. His first touch is sublime, allows the ball to go across his body, with a touch out his feet, into the space which makes him almost impossible to defend.
Kamaldeen is a very direct runner with the ball, he likes to quicken up the play and as I said in the above, he gets quicker with the ball, it’s a pure pleasure to watch. He’s so unpredictable which frightens the opposition.
He high Football IQ, allows his to find cleaver spaces.
Kamaldeen is just majestic, he holds all attributes to become one of the very best around, he’s known for his quick feet and explosiveness, he can weave himself out of tricky situations through trickery or have the visual intelligence to play through the lines with teammates.
Has this delicious balance and agility about him, he’s able burst into a change of direction, using both feet to dribble, he’s tremendous at using a feint, dropping his shoulder and leaving the defender in his wake. Kamaldeen is also exceptional in his combinations, linking up
Very well with his teammates and using his intelligence to find space and create angles for his teammates to find him once again. He can certainly burst into life at any moment, he’s the type of play that plays with charisma, you can’t afford to blink when watching him.
Kamaldeen is an exceptional technician, he has the electric skills to embarrass the very best defenders, he’s able to slow down his attacks to draw his defenders in and beat them with a piece of skill or run at them at full speed, leaving them for dust.
When you watch Kamaldeen, you can see why he’s been likened to the brilliant Brazilian Neymar, and you can see why Liverpool & Manchester United are interested.
He could certainly fill the void Sadio Mane has left. Wonderful gifted Footballer!
He’s not afraid to contribute in his defensive duties, he works tirelessly hard in both ends of the field for him team. With his gift of reading the game well, he’s able to make a sufficient interceptions high up the field for his team to start attacks. He likes to press high!
Kamaldeen is an all-action type of play, full of flair, flamboyance & confidence. Suitable mainly in the left of a 3 as a inside forward or inverted winger.
There’s no ceiling for Sulemana, he’s a genius on the ball and extremely talented and a pleasure to watch.
He excels when giving the freedom to express himself, he can make situations from nothing.
Definitely a one to watch for the future
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