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EXCLUSIVE: AshantiGold express interest in Kotoko target, two others from Tema City FC

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Ghana Premier League side, AshantiGold are keen on signing three players from third-tier side Tema City Football Club.

The youthful trio of Salim Uzair Baafada, Kwesi Ankumah, and goalkeeper Philip Folivi are subjects of interest from the Miners.

Attacking midfielder Salim Uzair Baafada nicknamed ‘180 minutes’ due to depart sheer strength and midfield prowess is increasingly likely to depart the side for the domestic top division. He is currently the skipper of the side.

Tema City striker, Kwesi Ankumah a reported target of Ghana giants Asante Kotoko is also on the radar of AshantiGold. Having scored 8 times in his last five appearances, the player was set to join Austria side FC Liefering but the deal had to be suspended due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kwesi Ankumah, reported target of Asante Kotoko

The four-time Ghana premier league champions are also considering a move for goalkeeper Philip Folivi who turned 18 last week. Boasting a 1.9m height, Folivi is highly rated due to his shot-stopping ability and commanding presence in the air.

Goalkeeper, Philip Folivi

Ashantigold are expected to table a formal bid in the next few days as they attempt to ward off interest from other clubs.


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