Ouattara Photo Courtesy: EuroCup

Ghanaian born French international Shooting Guard Yakuba Ouattara could join the exodus from Monaco Basketball Club Basketballghana.com understands.

The report comes in the wake of recent big personality exits at the club following the cancellation of the 2019-2020 French Pro A season due to the corona virus spread.

Photo Courtesy: EuroCup

France is one of the worst affected countries in the world with the virus resulting in over the loss of 20,000 lives; the league was initially suspended.

Head Coach Sasa Obradovic, Point Guard Norris Cole-formerly with Miami Heat- and Forward Paul Lacombe have left the team. Obradovic has joined Red Star Belgrade in Serbia while Cole and Lacombe have joined fellow French side ASVEL.

Ouattara has attracted interest from foreign clubs in Russia and Spain including Real Betis after playing a key role in Monaco’s league leading 21 wins and four losses record prior to the league’s suspension and eventual cancellation.

28 year old Ouattara was born in Tepa, Ghana but represents France internationally and averaged 11 points and 4.4 rebounds last season.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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