Ghanaian Chelsea Star Baba Rahman Marries Longtime Girlfriend Salma


Chelsea star Baba Rahman has finally tied the knot with his long-time sweet heart Salma in a private Islamic ceremony after returning to his hometown Ghana.

The Chelsea left back player and former Augsburg defender has been childhood sweet hearts with wife Salma who he had invited to London recently. The couple plan to return to London together when the football season kicks off in August.

The Chelsea star has seen his career resurrected after starting on a bad note when he signed from German side Augsburg last summer.

Rahman was signed to Chelsea last year August 6, 2015 when the club reportedly splashed £21.7 million on the 21-year-old Ghanaian left-back on a five-year deal. However, he was benched by Chelsea former coach Jose Mourinho since his arrival to Stamford Bridge.

Ghanaian Chelsea Star Baba Rahman Marries Girlfriend Salma
Mr. and Mrs. Baba Rahman


He replaced Branislav Ivanovia who was to spend three weeks on the sidelines after he sustained a hamstring injury during the international break.

However, Rahman made his debut on the 23rd of September in the third round of the League Cup, playing the full 90 minutes in a 4–1 win away to League One club Walsall. He made his Premier League debut in a 2–0 win over Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on 17 October.

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Meanwhile, his debut at Chelsea triggered jubilation all over Ghana and an Instagram photo of Salma rocking Chelsea’s new jersey with “Baba” boldly written at the back.

News media said the lovebirds have been sharing insights of their relationship on social media especially on the photo sharing platform, Instagram.

In other games, Rahman played every minute of Ghana’s campaign at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, providing the cross from which André Ayew headed in the winner against South Africa to win Group C.

Baba as written at the back of his Chelsea jersey, is the name of his Chelsea-supporting father. He attended the prestigious Notre Dame Seminary Senior High School in Navrongo for his second cycle education.

Part of his dream is to be a legend at Chelsea like his fellow Ghanaian Chelsea legend Michael Essien.