I strive to be a good mentor for kids back home in Ghana - Mohammed Kudus

Published on: 10 May 2024

Ghanaian sensation Mohammed Kudus has revealed he actively strives to be a positive role model for children who admire him as a mentor back home.

Since his debut with the Black Stars in 2019, followed by stints at Ajax and his recent move to West Ham United, the 23-year-old has emerged as a source of inspiration for numerous youngsters in Ghana.

Through his impressive displays in both domestic and European football, he has firmly established himself as a prominent figure in the global football scene.

A lot to be grateful for, you know, but also it comes with a lot of responsibilities, you know, because I believe there's a lot of kids from my country that look up to me,” Kudus told the Premier League.

“So in as much as I'm not perfect and I try to be myself, I try to set a good example for them.”

Mohammed Kudus has had an exceptional debut season at West Ham United since making the switch from Ajax last summer.

Alongside his standout displays, he has netted a total of 13 goals across various competitions.

In the Premier League, he has found the back of the net seven times in 31 appearances. Furthermore, he has scored five goals in nine Europa League fixtures and one goal in three EFL Cup matches.