Transfer News For Ghanaian Players
Compared to the last season, Ghanaian players had a great time abroad during the club signings
With regards to the end of January signings, Many players especially Black Star players couldn’t withhold the glory of moving from one team to the other.
However, a few had the opportunity to travel within and across Europe.
Below are lists of Ghanaian players who have had new signings to a new club;
Former Asante Kotoko striker Kwame Opoku joins Moroccan club OC Khourigba
Moroccan club Olympique Club Khourigba have completed the signing of Ghanaian striker Kwame Opoku in a permanent deal.
The 23-year-old was announced on Tuesday night after he put pen to paper on a two and half years contract following a successful medical examination.
Opoku switches to Khourigba from Algerian side USM Alger where he joined them in April 2021 from Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko SC for around US$300,000.
During his first spell at USMA, the 23-year-old netted four times and provided four assists in 16 appearances in the Algerian Professional League.
Ghana forward Kwabena Owusu joins Hungarian giants Ferencvarosi
Ghana international Kwabena Owusu has sealed a move to Hungarian outfit Ferencvarosi in the winter transfer window.
The 25-year-old joins Ferencvarosi after ending his stay with Azerbaijani giants Qarabag FK. Owusu signed a two-and-a-half year contract with Ferencvarosi.
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations squad member, attracted the attention of the Hungarians when Qarabag faced Ferencvarosi in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers.
“It is with great pleasure and with praise to God that I can announce to become part of your family,” he said after signing the deal.
“In recent weeks I had the chance to learn a lot about Ferencvaros and I saw the world champions from over 100 years ago. I don‘t know many clubs with such a big tradition and it makes me proud to continue this path.
“I come to Budapest with big ambitions. I want to help the team win the league and the Europa League quarter-final. Our team is very strong and I can‘t wait to meet everybody and start playing for this wonderful club.”
Owusu previously played for Leganes, Real Oviedo, and Cartagena in Spain before moving to Azerbaijan.
Sulemana Kalmadeen Joins Southampton FC
The 20-year-old Ghana international has completed a deadline-day transfer from the French club on a contract until 2027.
He becomes the fourth signing for Nathan Jones’s squad in the January window, following the arrivals of Mislav Oršić, Charly Alcaraz and James Bree.
Capped 15 times for his country, including two appearances at the 2022 World Cup, Sulemana is already experienced at both club and international level and is comfortable either in a wide or central position.
Having played youth football in his home country, he moved to Denmark to join FC Nordsjælland in 2020, making an immediate impact as he scored 14 times in 42 appearances. That led to Rennes signing him in 2021, with Sulemana continuing to enhance his reputation there.
He departs having made 47 appearances and contributing six goals for the Ligue 1 side, where he has predominantly played out wide.
Southampton manager Nathan Jones said: “This is another really positive addition for us this month. We’ve obviously been keen to add a little more potency to the side, and Kamaldeen is someone who does that for us.
“He’s at a stage in his career where we feel he can help us in the immediate term, but also continue to grow and develop further into the future.”
Antoine Semenyo To AFC Bournemouth
Antoine Semenyo took part in his first training session at Vitality Stadium, having signed for the Cherries last week.
The winger became the club’s third addition this January, joining Darren Randolph and Dango Ouattara, who also penned deals over the last fortnight.
Semenyo got stuck straight in, while Junior Stanislas and Ryan Fredericks were also involved in the session as they continue their recovery from injury.