Ghanaian football legend, Michael Essien has completed his UEFA A and UEFA Elite Youth A license and he is set to occupy managerial position soon.

Essien is currently a member of Danish Super Lig club Nordsjælland’s coaching staff having retired from playing football professionally in 2020.

”Step by step, I am learning and growing as a coach. Happy to have completed my UEFA A and UEFA Elite Youth A license. Thanks to the family, @fawales, my tutors, my mentor and RTD/FCN for the support. And big thank you to Tom Vernon and Flemming Pedersen for giving me the opportunity to work in the RTD/FCN organisation, I am looking forward to continue developing on and off the pitch. On to the next Course.” Essien announced on his official social media page.

During his playing days, Essien was prominent for his box to box ability as well as his powerful and tough tackling playing style.