The new Ghanaian Messi – Sampson Boampong

Sports News of Sunday, 24 January 2016



Gh MaraSampson Boampong

He was on the pitch for just ten minutes but that was enough to showcase his immense talent.

His sublime skills, passing and dribbles stole the attention and won the hearts of the many fans who had gathered to watch the finals of the GHALCA organized G-6 tournament between Aduana Stars and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

His display created murmurings and excitement among the spectators who could not believe what they were witnessing, thus earning him the moniker ‘Dormaa Ahenkro Messi’.

Sampson’s burst of pace grips you with excitement, his sublime skills keep you on the edge of your seat. There’s an adrenaline rush anytime he has the ball tightly glued to his magical left foot.

He is a player with a special gift and finesse, speed paired with technique and skills- at just 16. With such a display, one can easily tell that the lad is destined for greatness. Such displays has always characterised the Dunkwa-on-Offin raised boy, who had previously played for Mighty Professionals, a colts club at Dunkwa-on-Offin, National Sports College Academy, and Division One side, Windy Professionals.