“I believe there is something special inside everyone. The challenge is to provide the opportunity for them to find it and express it. That’s what Right to Dream did for me, and what we have to go on and do for others.”

Emmanuel Ntim is from Kumasi and joined the Academy in 2011 as a 15-year old. A strong, powerful defender, Emmanuel exhibited a great sense of responsibility and leadership throughout his time at Right to Dream.

In 2014, he signed a professional football contract with French side, Valenciennes FC, following in the footsteps of RtD graduate, Abdul Majeed Waris. On 27th November, he made his professional debut for the French side. Mainly deployed at right-back, this versatile defender can also operate in central defence.

Emmanuel represented Ghana at the U20 FIFA World Cup in New Zealand in 2015.