Ghana international Daniel Amartey completes Leicester move

first_img Press Association Leicester have completed the signing of Ghana international Daniel Amartey. The east midlands club announced the 21-year-old, who can play in central midfield or at right-back, had signed a contract until 2020. “It’s a great pleasure to join Leicester,” Amartey said. center_img “I know the club have been interested in signing me for some time and that was a big part of my decision to come here.” Leicester have been the outstanding success story of this Premier League campaign. They survived relegation last season, but remain in the Barclays Premier League title hunt, sitting second but level on points with league leaders Arsenal. “All over Europe, people are talking about Leicester and how well the club is doing in the Premier League,” Amartey added. “The team plays exciting, attacking football and I’m looking forward to being part of it.” Copenhagen signed Amartey from Swedish side Djurgarden in the summer of 2014, and has so far won six senior caps for his country. The deal remains subject to international and Premier League clearance. Amartey becomes the Foxes’ second signing of the January window after they also brought in winger Demarai Gray from Birmingham for £3.75million. last_img read more

MTN FA Cup: Poku urges fans to patronize competition

first_imgVice Chairman of the MTN FA Cup Committee Kofi Poku has urged fans to patronize the competition as it enters its business end.The draw for the Round of 32 was done on Wednesday with some interesting pairings presenting themselves.Poku cited the unpredictable nature of the competition as one key reason why the competition is interesting, with Asante Kotoko’s exit in the previous round at the hands of Asokwa Deportivo top of the list.”I think we are encouraging them to come in their numbers, because they play a big part when it comes to football.“Hearts of Oak facing Okwawu United is a good game. We have seen Kotoko fall against Deportivo and I’m not saying that’ll happen again, but it shows the kind of games we have,” he said.The round of 32 fixtures will be played on the weekend of March 24, to March 26.last_img read more