Thomas Teye Partey will lead the parade as Ghanaian players line up for their respective teams when the 2018/19 Primera La Liga kicks off over the weekend.
Ghana would be well represented when La Liga kicks off on Friday August 17, 2018 in Spain. Clubs in the La Liga have recently found faith in Ghanaian players as a number of the Black Stars have been signed by the Spanish clubs.
After striker Raphael Dwamena completed his four-year deal to Levante UD, the number of Ghanaian representation in LaLiga this season has risen to 6. 22-year-old Dwamena made the switch from FC Zurich to Levante, after just a season and a half with the Swiss Super League club. He joins his International teammate Emmanuel Boateng at Levante UD.
Another Ghana International, Patrick Twumasi has also joined fellow compatriot, Mubarak Wakaso at Deportivo Alaves.
Leading the Ghana contingent is Thomas Teye Partey who graduated from the B side of current UEFA Super Cup champions, Atletico de Madrid. Partey has now become one of the key players for the Europa League Champions in recent years. The departure of captain Gabi and other household names from the team will see Partey extending his playing time.
Another new entrant with Ghanaian heritage is midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey, who joined LaLiga giants Villarreal on Tuesday.
The 20-year-old arrived in the Spanish city on a season-long loan deal on Tuesday morning, to begin work with his new club. Lomotey played for Ghana Premier League club Dreams FC prior to his move to Extremadura in the Spanish lower division last season.
Sulley Muntari played for Deportivo La Coruna ;ast season before their relegation, Derek Boateng has also featured for Getafe in the past years.
The positive outcome for this is the influx of talent for the Senior National team, Black Stars; coach James Kwasi Appiah will have a pool of great talent to choose ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup.