Scouting Report: Atletico Madrid’s Ghanaian Duo Provide Hope For The Future

Posted On Wednesday, 10th April 2013

The young Akoto has vision on the ball

The young Akoto has vision on the ball

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

Ghana’s youth hopes abroad are soaring but the gifts of magic and sorcery of a young duo from Atletico Madrid provide extra excitement to the whole business.

Benjamin Asamoah Akoto (19) and David Tetteh Sorgbordjor (18) bosses of their own era.

David, in attack, reduces defenders to a state of helplessness and awe.

His immeasurable talent and qualities was somehow spotted at home – in Sakumono where he was dubbed the the Sakumono Polo but got to be refined in the world’s current home of youth development – Spain.

On his first season at the Cero del Espino together with Berekum Chelsea attacker Joseph Ato-Bissah, the youngster hit 19 goals for David Gonzalez’s side.

Despite his tender age, David has been pushed into the Atletico Madrid Division Three side and he has netted 11 times in 13 games this term.

Atletico Madrid's 18-year-old goal poacher, David Tetteh, has netted 11 times this season in the Spanish fourth-tier league

Atletico Madrid’s 18-year-old goal poacher, David Tetteh, has netted 11 times this season in the Spanish fourth-tier league

Akoto places his soul on the ball and holds it far better than a courtier keeping an item safe for a monarch.

The 19-year-old is in Atletico Madrid’s team C and is currently the club’s most important youth talents.

After initially arriving at the Cero del Espino as an offensive midfielder, Roberto Fresnedoso has turned around the youngster into an efficient and a more productive defensive mechanism – providing a crusting shield to his back four and serving a s link between the defence and the midfield.

Los Colchoneros loyalists take a keen interest in who is next big thing coming through from the youth ranks and Akoto has laid out a case for his virtuosity within his two year seasons at the club.

The two join Thomas Partey, who has already got a senior debut to his name.

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