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[Ghana] Mesut Ozil over the moon after discovering Ghanaian club is named after him

Arsenal FC and Germany star Mesut Ozil has expressed his joy after discovering a colts club in Ghana have renamed their outfit after him.

The name of the club is Abiriw Ozil Football Club and it is located in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Before the renaming, it was a small-town club in Abiriw called Young Boys FC.

Goal report that Ozil’s agent made a trip to Ghana and presented the club 80 signed Ozil shirts – that’s what gave them an idea for a new name.

The former Real Madrid midfielder took to his twitter account to celebrate the honor;

Mesut Özil

@MesutOzil1088
❤⚽ Abiriw Ozil Football Club ⚽❤ Nice to have a football club named after me in the Eastern Regional town of Abiriw in Ghana ??? Glad to see you all smiling in the @arsenal & #M1Ö shirts ?? #YaGunnersYa
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