Baba Rahman: Chelsea Vs Tottenham Is Like Nigeria Vs Ghana

Baba Rahman: Chelsea Vs Tottenham Is Like Nigeria Vs Ghana


Chelsea defender Baba Rahman has likened the London derbies to that of Ghana and Nigeria.

Rahman made the submission in a chat with ahead of Monday's London derby against Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.

A win or a draw for Chelsea against Spurs tonight will hand Leicester City their first ever English Premier League title.

According to Rahman, the will to win between Ghana and Nigeria always make their encounters a feisty one.

"Ghana’s main rival is Nigeria – we are almost the same, we have a lot of similarities and share a lot of things. When we play against each other it’s always a tough game, and all of us really want to win it. Obi knows it too!,"  The Ghanaian. Star said.

The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finalist went on to recollect his past experiences in the London derbies.

"I was on the bench at Tottenham and also at Arsenal and I saw the atmosphere. They were both very good.

"We know what it means to the fans and to the club as well. We expect a good atmosphere and very good support from the fans, as they do always."

He however disclosed that his experience of a derby clash was when he was in Germany with Greuther Furth.

"For Greuther Furth I played against Nuremberg a couple of times. The second time was my last game for Furth and I scored two goals. It was the perfect way to say goodbye."