Photo Courtesy: Real Betis can confirm Ghanaian born French International Shooting Guard Yakuba Ouattara is on the verge of being released from his contract at Coosur Real Betis.

The Spanish club made this announcement via a press statement indicating they plan to exercise the early termination option in the 28 year old player’s deal. (Click highlighted text to view statement)

Ouattara returned after missing several games due to injury (ACB Photo / D. Ligero)

Aside Ouattara, Petit Niang and James Feldeine have also been informed about this development whereas the likes of TJ Campbell and Senegal international Youssou Ndoye are set to have their contracts flat out terminated.

Ouattara moved to Betis prior to the 2020-2021 season after spending five seasons at French side AS Monaco where he won multiple French League Cups and was a two time French League All Star.

In his only season at Betis, the defensive wing averaged 9.1 points and 4.1 rebounds in 22.3 minutes across 30 league games. He was deployed as a Small Forward for stretches in the season.

Yakuba Ouattara (born in Tepa in Ghana’s Ashanti Region) in action for France Photo Courtesy: L’Equipe

The 6 foot 3 inch Ouattara was born in Tepa in Ghana’s Ashanti Region and recently featured for France in the 2022 EuroBasket qualifiers.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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