Black Stars midfielder, Mohammed Kudus has been named in the 2023 Forbes Africa ’30 Under 30′ list. The midfielder, who plies his trade in the Netherlands with Ajax Amsterdam, has been in phenomenal form for both club and country.
The World Cup star made the list for his immense contribution to society and Kudus is an inspiration for the people of his hometown, Nima.
“The #FORBESAFRICA30Under30 class of 2023 have not only proven that there can be synergies in creating solutions for their companies, communities, countries and the continent but that they are also, in the process, redefining the idea of what it means to be self-made and relentless,” wrote Forbes as they officially released the list.
Kudus has been Ajax’s spark this season, scoring 18 goals and providing five assists across all competitions. The Right to Dream Academy Graduate is on the radar of several top clubs in Europe, including Manchester United. Kudus joined the Dutch giants in the summer of 2020 from Danish outfit, FC Nordsjaelland and has since become a key member of the team.
The 22-year-old Ghanaian has been linked with a move to Old Trafford following his outstanding displays in the Eredivisie this season. Kudus has scored 18 goals across all competitions this season, resulting in him being one of the most sought after players in Europe.