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Meet The Top 10 Most Expensive Footballers In Ghana

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Over time, football has been a very lucrative and richly rewarding profession even though climbing to fame in this field of life endeavor is never as easy as ABC. It requires grueling training from grass-root to as many competitions as one is opportune to be a part of. All the same, a lot of Ghanaian players have really made it in the game of football and are now counted among the world’s richest.

Here is the full list of top 10 most expensive players in Ghana;

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1. Michael Essien: he has been the most expensive player in the history of Ghana football for 15 years after he signs for Chelsea FC in 2005 for a transfer fee of 24.4 million pound and went ahead to win the premier league with them that same season although Lyon did not want to release Essien that season due to a lot of pressure they later release him, he was one of Jose Mourinho favorites during that time.

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2. Baba Rahman: Chelsea Fc was the team that signed him from Augsburg for a fee of 21.7 million pounds in 2015 after they are founding replacement for their left-back they lost to Atletico Madrid in 2015, Rahman was found as the perfect replacement for him. He is the second-highest-paid transfer fee in the history of Ghana football.

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3. Andre Ayew: the formal BBC African Footballer of the year player in 2011 and the son of three-time African Footballer of the year Abedi “pele” Ayew was the third-highest transfer fee at 20.5 million pounds by West ham in 2016 after breaking club-record fee.

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4. Asamoah Gyan: Asamoah Gyan complete a record fee of 13 million pounds from Rennes to Sunderland in 2010 within 15 minutes to the end of the transfer window on August 31.

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5. Kwadwo Asamoah: Kwadwo signed for Juventus for Udinese for a fee of 18 million euros in 2012 after been chase by many big guns like Chelsea and arsenal but at the end of the day, Italian giants signed him, that makes his fifth on the list.

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6. Asamoah Gyan: this will be the second time he will be appearing on the list after completing a transfer from Al Ain of United Arab Emirates club to Shanghai SIPG of china for a fee of 17 million euros in 2015. It was reported that is the weekly salary will be around 227,000 pounds a week.

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7. Sulley Muntari: Inter Millan signed Sulley Muntari for a fee of 11 million pounds after they failed in the signing of Frank Lampard, they seen him as a better option if Lampard will not leave Chelsea. He was signed from FC Portsmouth in 2008.

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8. Kevin-Prince Boateng: one of the famous brothers which one played for Ghana and other for other countries, on august 30 2013 he complete a transfer from AC Millan to German club Schalke 04 for a fee of 10 million pounds.

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9. Bernard Mensah: Bernard Mensah complete a deal that worth 10 million euros from Vitoria Guimaraes, he signs six-year contract with Atletico Madrid, and went on loan to Getafe in his first season at Spain.

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10. Emmanuel Boateng: Emmanuel was sold for an undisclosed fee by the Spanish side Levante to the Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang in 2019. Although some reporters reported that the deal must worth over 10 million euros that makes him last of the list.

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Deputy Sports Minister Reveals Why Ghana Still Owes Former Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah

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Deputy Sports Minister Reveals Why Ghana Still Owes Former Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah

The Deputy Minister of Sports, Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudzeto has finally revealed why former Black Tars’ coach Kwesi Appiah’s salary arrears haven’t been paid.

For the past few weeks now, former Ghana National team coach has been pestering the Ghana Football Association and the Sports ministry for his unpaid salaries.

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According to him, Ghana owes him about $180,000 (5 months salary) but all his cries to be paid have fallen on death ears.

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Well, yesterday, the Deputy Sports Minister, Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudzeto, finally revealed reasons why the Kwesi Appiah has still not received his payment yet.

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The honorable revealed that there were unresolved issues between the former coach and the Ghana Football Association before the contract between the parties was terminated, hence the cause of the arrears adding that the arrears will be paid when the issues have been resolved.

“I know that the [Sports] Ministry is in talks with Kwasi Appiah and at the appropriate time, ones the issues are ironed out, he would be paid,” he told Elton Brobbey on Joy News.

Source: ENewsGhana.com

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Former Kotoko Player, John Kuffour Granted Ghc 50,000 Bail For Biting Off The Nipple Of His Former Girlfriend

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Former Kotoko Player, John Kuffour Granted Ghc 50,000 Bail For Biting Off The Nipple Of His Former Girlfriend

A former Asante Kotoko Football Club defender identified as John Kuffour has finally been granted bail after he was arrested for biting off his ex-girlfriend’s nipple.

Hw was granted bail by the Ejisu District Court hearing the case in the sum of Ghc 50,000 with two sureties.

According to the facts of the case as narrated by Chief Prosecutor Emmanuel Appiah Kubi, the said incident occured early 2017.

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John Kuffour and Dennisa Hagan his ex dated for 6 years before the unfortunate incident happened between them.

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The naration further revealed that on 1st January 2017, Kuffour visited Dennisa to confront her in relation to a rumour bothering on infidelity.

John didn’t find her responses to his questions satisfying and convincing so a physical altercation ensued, during which he bit her nipple.

Dennisa suffered several injuries due to the attack and has had to undergo surgery.

The case is said to have been adjourned to June this year.

During his career, John Kuffour played Kpando Hearts of Lions for Asante Kotoko.

Source: ENewsGhana.com

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