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EXCLUSIVE: Trialist Isaac Osae impresses Heerenveen technical director; set to earn a contract

Isaac Osae in action against FC Groningen.

Isaac Osae in action against FC Groningen.

Heart of Lions striker Isaac Osae looks set to be handed a contract by Dutch Eredivise side League Heereveen after impressing in Monday’s friendly against FC Groningen, Africanfootball.com has reported.

The 20-year-old led the attack and played the entire duration of the match.

Osae will have to replicate that performance against lower-division side IJsselmeervogels on Saturday in a practice match to confirm his stay at the club.

He is on a two-week trial alongside Chinese central defender Xiao Yu Feng and both gave a good account of themselves.

Heereveen technical director Hans Vonk

Heereveen technical director Hans Vonk

“They both met our expectations,” Heereveen’s technical director Hans Vonk told the club’s official website.

“They both have play again for us to get a better impression of their capabilities.”

Osae played a key role in Heart of Lions second place finish in last season’s Ghana Premier League.

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