Callum Hudson-Odoi: Hearts of Oak fans present customised jersey to Chelsea star

Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi was gifted a customised jersey by fans of Accra Hearts of Oak during Sunday’s Mantse Derby.

Callum Hudson-Odoi: Hearts of Oak fans present customised jersey to Chelsea star

The Phobians played an entertaining 1-1 draw with city rivals Accra Great Olympics at the Accra Sports stadium to maintain their lead at the summit of the Ghana Premier League.

A stupendous long-range effort from Emmanuel Nettey was cancelled out by a great header from Maxwell Abbey Quaye as the game ended in a stalemate.

Hudson-Odoi, who is currently in Ghana, was present at the stadium to watch the game and he was given a pleasant surprise before kick-off.

The 20-year-old was presented with a customised Hearts jersey which had his name and favoured no.20 printed on it.

It will be recalled that Hudson-Odoi’s father, Bismark Odoi, played for Hearts in the 90s before relocating to England.

The Chelsea youngster arrived in Ghana last Wednesday for holidays after helping the Blues to be crowned Champions League winners.

The winger’s arrival in Ghana has sparked talks of a nationality switch and it may not be far-fetched, considering his love for the West African country.

He has played three times for England, however, a change to FIFA's eligibility rules means he can still switch to Ghana in 2022.

Meanwhile, Hearts are currently level on points with archrivals Asante Kotoko, although the Phobians remain on top of the league due to a superior goal difference.

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