The Ghana transfer market is busy with premier league football clubs making a lot of signings ahead of the start of the 2021/22 Ghanan Premier League season. One of the clubs that has been busy in the transfer market is two Ghana FA Cup winners, Medeama SC. The Mauve and Yellow have been busy with signings of some young players from first Division clubs to help consolidate the already existing squad. One of the clubs that performed well in last season’s Ghana Premier League, Accra Great Olympics are not left out of the picture with signings from second tier sides to also strengthen the quality squad they had last season.
Great Olympics regional rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak earlier made some acquisitions with a blend of young and experienced players because they would represent Ghana in the 2021/22 CAF Champions League. Hearts of Oak’s signings paid off two of the signings scored in their 2-0 CAF Champions League win over Guinea side, Club Industriel de Kamsar at the Accra Sports Stadium in the first preliminary game. Kofi Kodzi and Salim Adams who were both substitutes scored to propel Hearts of Oak to the next qualifier against Morocco club, Wydad Athletic Club for the second preliminary game.
Asante Kotoko are the busiest club in the Ghana transfer window making almost ten signings with a mixture of young players and experienced players. Kotoko began their signing by getting young defender, Augustine Agyapong who joined Kotoko from Delsamaco Football Club with young attacking midfielder, Clinton Opoku signing from Phar Rangers. Young striker , Samuel Boateng also came in from lower tier side, Future Stars.Asante Kotoko went on to snap up young winnger, Isaac Oppong from Bactero Sassana. The 24 time Ghana Premier League holders made early capture of experienced players where lanky midfielder, Richmond Lamptey signed for Asante Kotoko from relegated Inter Allies with central defender, Maxwell Agyemang joining from Wamanafo Mighty Royals. Asante Kotoko made a double signing from Medeama with Richard Boadu, who is a midfielder and right-wing back, Samuel Appiah.
One club that has come into the transfer picture is newly promoted club, Real Tamale United. The pride of the North last competed in the Ghana top flight in 2013 and have now returned to the top flight eight years after relegation. Coach Tanko Shaibu’s side will like to make an impact and not just add up to the numbers in the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League. In a bid to stay and compete favorably in the top flight, the pride of the North have shown interest in former Kumasi Asante Kotoko goalkeeper, Felix Annan. The goalkeeper left Asante Kotoko after a long service to the Porcupine Warriors. He is currently out of the country with reports that he is set for trials in the United States.
Spokesperson of Real Tamale United, Sey Mubarik, Real Tamale United are in constant touch with Felix Annan to be able to lure him to their fold for next season. RTU are equally chasing Hearts of Oak midfielder, Manaf Umar. “There is no doubt about the qualities of Felix Annan. It is not going to be new because I’m 2011/12 he was instrumental for Real Tamale United. He came and nearly promoted Real Tamale United back into the Premier League when they went to relegation in 2011.
Felix Annan coming back to us is no news especially to the people of the Northern Region because he has played for us before. The fact is, the coach has shown interest in him and we know he is not in Ghana at this particular moment and we are looking at by the close of this week, we shall come up with some kind of concrete and positive talks between him and the coach so that we can know how to convince him to come and play for us.” Sey Mubarik said.
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