Syracuse University star Nathan Opoku joins OH Leuven from Leicester City

OH Leuven have announced the signing of Syracuse University star striker Nathan Opoku on loan from Leicester. The Foxes signed the 21-year-old Ghanaian striker and then immediately loaned him to OH Leuven. Opoku scored 11 goals for the University last season, as well as providing eight assists.

The striker becomes OH Leuvens third signing of the winter window, with Mai Traore and Emmanuel Toku, also from Ghana, joining the side. Toku began his career with Cheetah FC in Ghana before moving to Portugal to join Boavista B. In 2019 the midfielder joined BK Fremad Amager in Denmark, before moving permanently to Plovdiv in 2021 on a free transfer.

OH Leuven have already seen four players they signed in the summer leave this winter window. Aleksander Buksa joined the departing Joao Gamboa, who returned to Estoril on loanSanti Ramos Mingo, who went to Argentina, and Raphael Holzhauser who was loaned out to 1860 Munich till the end of the season.

GBeNeFN | Ben Jackson

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