Abdul Mumin: Vitoria Guimaraes star not fixated on Ghana call-up  | Goal.com

The 22-year-old speaks about his worldwide ambitions on the again of a positive exhibiting in Portugal 

Portugal-based defender Abdul Mumin has revealed he’s not itching for a call-up to Ghana’s nationwide set-up.

The Vitoria Guimaraes centre-back has been on the rise since making a switch from Danish aspect Nordsjaelland final summer season. 

To this point this season, he has made 21 league appearances to date the Conquerors within the Primeira Liga. 

“My focus shouldn’t be actually on the nationwide staff, I simply deal with the features of my recreation that I want to enhance,” Mumin instructed Citi TV.

“If I take a look at my growth two to 3 years in the past, no one was speaking about me and I simply centered on the event and now persons are speaking about me.

“So I don’t actually take a look at the nationwide staff, after all, it’s each Ghanaian participant’s dream to signify the nation.

“For me, my focus is to develop my recreation to the following stage and attain my potential. If the time is correct and I’m given a call-up, it will likely be a pleasure and honour to signify my nation.”

Mumin began his soccer profession with Ghanaian aspect Proper to Dream Academy, from the place he moved to Nordsjaelland in 2016.

He spent 4 years in Denmark, the stint involving a mortgage transfer to Koge, earlier than signing for Guimaraes final August.

At his new membership, he performs alongside famend Portugal winger Ricardo Quaresma. 

“[Quaresma is a] candy man and in addition a really humble particular person as properly. He’s somebody you possibly can simply speak to and in addition ask for recommendation on how he sees the sport,” continued Mumin.

“Normally after we prepare and also you do one thing incorrect, he calls you and provides you pointers as a result of we play in opposition to one another.

“He provides you suggestions that can assist you enhance your recreation as a defender as a result of he’s a really skilful participant.”

Mumin’s Ghana probability may come subsequent month when Black Stars coach CK Akonnor unveils his squad for a 2022 World Cup qualifying matches in opposition to Ethiopia and South Africa in June.

Earlier than transferring to Victoria, he was linked to English Premier League aspect Brighton and Hove Albion.

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