Ghanaian starlet Ekuban makes Chievo Verona bench appearance in Serie A

Caleb Ekuban, first from right, was named on the Chievo Verona bench on Saturday as they shocked Lazio 1-0 at the Stadio Olimpico

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

Ghanaian youth forward Caleb Ekuban was named among the Chievo Verona substitutes when they shocked Lazio 1-0 in the Italian Serie A on Saturday.

The 18-year-old watched the entire action from the Chievo bench as they did the unthinkable by beating Lazio 1-0 at their favourite Stadio Olimpico.

Caleb, who is in the mode of Mario Balotelli, has been a revelation in the Italian Primavera for Chievo with his imposing physical presence and consistent scoring form.

Chievo boss Eugenio Corini handed Caleb a place in his squad for the trip but did not give him his first Serie A action as he warmed the bench.

Compatriot Isaac Cofie played full throttle for Chievo in the game.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Lèshaq says:

    Wow nice, i saw him though but i did not know he is a ghanaian.

  2. D LIGHT says:

    Its all a sign of victory!! More strikers means the time is ticking hard against the mediocre. I’m highly convinced there wld b bunch of clinical CF’s who wld be working hard to dispense d ‘Mr. Headeache’ at the nos. 9 spot of the BS. Though they are trying to secure his selection (position) by making him the captain, i’m highly certain this year wld end with a new no.9.