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King Faisal capture highly rated Asante Kotoko midfielder

Last season’s Ghana Premier League survivors, Kumasi King Faisal are also leaving no stone unturned as the seek to strengthen their squad for the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season. The Insha Allah Boys lost top striker, Kwame Peprah to South Africa club, Orlando Pirates. His move was reported to be in the region of $150,000 in a 3-year deal. King Faisal battled relegation last season only to survive on the last day of last season’s premier league after drawing 1-1 with Liberty Professionals who got relegated. King Faisal now need to augment their squad for next season and they have succeeded in grabbing some players to do so.

King Faisal have secured the services of top notch midfielder, Emmanuel Sarkodie to beef up their squad ahead of the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season. Emmanuel Sarkodie moves to join King Faisal on a season long loan deal after a successful agreement with the record Ghana record Premier League holders, Asante Kotoko. King Faisal took to their Twitter handle to announce the acquisition of Emmanuel Sarkodie ahead of the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season. A statement from King Faisal’s Twitter handle reads, “We are delighted to announce that we have reached an agreement with @AsanteKotoko_SC for the loan signing of midfielder Emmanuel Sarkodie!. “The hard-working midfielder will be with us untill the end of the season.”

Prior to joining Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Emmanuel Sarkodie was the skipper of second tier club, Nkoranza Warriors for three seasons where he was the eye of the club’s midfield. His sterling performance for Nkoranza Warriors led to big club names like Aduana Stars, Hearts of Oak, Legon Cities, Eleven Wonders and Asante Kotoko during the 2020 transfer season. He played alongside former Asante Kotoko, Kwame Opoku who has since been transferred to USM Alger by Asante Kotoko whilst at Nkoranza Warriors. Asante Kotoko however snapped him up in 2020 on a three-year deal from Nkoranza Warriors and he played a part in the 2020–21 CAF Champions League.

Asante Kotoko have since made 11 signings ahead of the 2021/21 Ghana Premier League season. The signings are a mixture of youth and experienced players ahead of next season. Some members of the club alongside some management and technical team have landed in Dubai for a training tour. It is reported that seven members of the squad missed the trip to Dubai for the tour. Notable name among them is goalkeeper Razak Abalora. Kotoko finished second last season with 57 points with arch rivals, Hearts of Oak claiming the league title with 61 points after 34 matches.

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