Ernest Nuamah

Ernest Nuamah

Full name: Ernest Appiah Nuamah

Country: Ghana

Date of birth: 01/11/2003 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Ghana

Height: 178cm

Youth career: Right to Dream, FC Nordsjaelland (since 2022)

Current club: FC Nordsjaelland

Squad number: 37

Current national team: —

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 150.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Leroy Sané/Moussa Diaby

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– dynamism 

– technique 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– agility 

– movement 

– shot power 

– ambidexterity 

To improve:

– needs to work on the precision of his shooting skills and composure in the final third to become more prolific especially when it comes to final balls

– he’s not afraid of aerial duels but he doesn’t have the aerial power dominance

Style of play:

– inside forward

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– equally good on both wings

– could be an interesting option to play as an advanced striker in a counter-attacking style

– great acceleration, agility, flair, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination

– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession

– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game, so he is very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– likes to dribble

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– skillful, powerful, and tricky dribbler who likes to use stepovers and body feints to beat his opponents

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings

– incredibly explosive over the first meters/phenomenal motor skills

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable, and confident of his skills

– mobile and skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– very dangerous on the counter thanks to his electric pace and acceleration

– likes to make effective off the ball/shoulder runs to beat the defensive line

– able to dribble and make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his stocky build and excellent close control

– his defensive positioning and reliability are still very much improvable but he often tracks back to help in the defensive phase and is able to dispossess opponents thanks to his explosiveness

– all-action and energetic

– operates comfortably with his right weaker foot

Nuamah capitalizes on a defensive mistake, intercepts the ball, outpaces the defender, and scores with a powerful finish.
Nuamah with a powerful counter-attacking run – he outpaces the defenders but his shot gets saved by the goalkeeper.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 8 September 2022):

Superligaen 2021/2022: 9 games/1 goal (Nordsjaelland)

Superligaen 2022/2023 (ongoing): 8 games/3 goals (Nordsjaelland)

Description:

Ernest Nuamah is another fantastic fruit of Right to Dream Academy’s superb partnership with FC Nordsjaelland. He is tipped to follow in the footsteps of Mohammed Kudus, Kamaldeen Sulemana, and Simon Adingra. He joined the Danish club in January 2022. He made his Superligaen debut on 10 April 2022 when he came on in the 67th minute for Magnus Andersen to score an 84th minute goal in a 2–2 draw against Aarhus GF. Ernest’s development has been nothing but impressive so far and this season he became an absolute star of the current league leaders.

Quotes:

“At Right to Dream, I have learned to adapt to new challenges and be thorough in my work. Expectations are high at the academy, so I have learned a lot over the years, which has helped me become a better football player and teammate.”

(Ernest Nuamah)

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10 

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

Playmaker

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