Budding midfielder Francis Abu handed late Black Stars call-up for Nigeria and Uganda friendlies

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Cercle Brugge youngster Francis Abu has received a late invite to join the Black Stars for their upcoming matches against Nigeria and Uganda.

The 22-year old joined the team in Marrakech on Tuesday as the Black Stars stepped up their preparations for the Super Eagles and the Cranes.

The former Nordsjælland prodigy is linking up with the Black Stars for the first time after an outstanding season with Cercle Brugge in the Belgium Pro League.

Despite spending time on the sidelines due to an injury, the ex Right to Dream product recovered in time for the latter stages of the regular season. He has been a cog figure for “De Vereniging” since moving to Belgium.

He is expected to make his senior national team debut on Friday when the Black Stars take on Nigeria.

Abu is one of four players receiving their maiden call-up as new coach Otto Addo rebuilds a team capable of competing for glory at international competitions.

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