The Brazilian international joined the Porcupine Warriors of Ghana on a 3-year deal. He left Swedish side Jonkonping and is expected to team up with his new teammates next week.
Ghanaian coach, Isaac Opeele Boateng has described Asante Kotoko’s new signing, Fabio Gama Dos Santos as the new ‘Mohamed Salah’. And according to Opeele, the 28-year-old midfielder has the requisites skills and qualities of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah.
“I have watched Fabio Gama carefully. And he is the new Mohamed Salah for Kotoko and the Ghana Premier League.” The former Asante Kotoko gaffer told Asempa FM.
“He has been scoring goals from the centre line. And for me, he is a brilliant signing for Kotoko. He will add quality to the team. And I hope to see him succeed at the Kotoko.
“I know the past and present management will be hoping to see what Fabio Gama can offer the team but he is a brilliant player. He skills, control and pace is amazing. The Kotoko players will learn from him. We should expect nothing but the best from the young Brazilian.” He added.
Fabio is Kotoko’s 8th signing of the season after they also completed moves for Latif Anabila, Patrick Asmah, Razak Abalora, Yussif Mubarik, Kwadwo Andrews Appau, Evans Adomako, and Emmanuel Keyekeh.
The former Brazil U-20 star has played for 15 clubs in the last 8 years alone. And he has struggled to hold down a starting berth for any of those clubs.
Kotoko will commence the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season with home game against Techiman Eleven Wonders at Accra Sports Stadium.
Meanwhile, the Porcupine Warriors will represent the country in this year’s Caf Champions League.