Parma Give Ghana Youngster Four-Year Contract

Italian top clubs are signing on a lot of Ghanaian youngsters and the latest is Bright Addae, who is heading for Parma...
Italian club Parma has given a four-year-deal to Bright Addae of the Ghana Black Satellites U-20 World Cup winning squad for an undisclosed fee, according to

However, the 17-year-old cannot join the European side until after the 2010 World Cup finals when he turns 18, which is necessitated by a FIFA directive which prevents footballers younger than 18 years to be transferred to Europe. The player joins a host of interesting young Ghanaians joining clubs in Europe.

After a successful trial stint with Parma, the Ghanaian local with Wa All Stars had the contract.

Addae was an extra time substitute for Ghana in their recent historic win of the U-20 World Cup against Brazil in Cairo, Egypt.

K.N.S Mensah,