Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi Talks About His First Visit To Ghana

Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Chelsea FC and Lille OSC at Stamford Bridge on December 10, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Visionhaus)

Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has shared the experience he had when he visited Ghana as a kid.

Callum Hudson-Odoi is the son of former Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder Bismark Odoi. Hudson-Odoi who is 19-years-old was born and raised in Wandsworth, Greater London.

Callum Hudson-Odoi (Calteck10/Twitter)

In an interview with, he described the experience he had when he visited Ghana as a kid with his parents. His answer was in response to a question on the places he went on holidays as a child.

According to him, the part of Ghana he visited is a nice place to just relax.

“I went to quite a few places when I was younger like Spain and also Ghana with my family. That’s where my parents are from and we have a house there so it’s a nice place to just relax,” he said.

Hudson-Odoi was part of the Chelsea Academy squads which won the U18 Premier League in 2017 as well as back-to-back FA Youth Cup titles. His form at youth level was rewarded in January 2018 when he was handed his senior debut and he has since made over 20 appearances for the club.

Eligible for both England and Ghana, Hudson-Odoi has represented England at every age group from under-16 to senior level.

Callum Hudson-Odoi (Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

Hudson-Odoi enjoyed considerable success at youth level for England, being part of the squad which ended as runners-up in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship and which won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the same year.

In March 2019, he became the youngest player to debut in a competitive match for England, doing so in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic aged 18 years and 135 days.

Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus in March 2020, he, however, has recovered from the disease.


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