Sports News of Friday, 17 September 2021
Ghana Premier League side Medeama have announced the signing of striker Akesse Akesse from lower tier side Nzema Kotoko.
“We are delighted to announce that we have completed the signing of striker Akesse Akesse on a four-year deal from Nzema Kotoko.” the club announced.
Akesse, 21, joins the Mauve and Yellows with a high profile from the country’s second-tier league.
The youngster bagged an impressive 12 goals in 25 matches to proper Nzema Kotoko to a respectable fourth position in the Ghana Division One League Zone 2.
He also provided nine assists and was voted Man of the Match on six occasions to underline his quality.
Akesse has been on the radar of the club for sometime now with coach Ignatius Fosu finally grabbing his man.
On switching to Tarkwa Akesse said: ‘I am super thrilled to start this new challenge with Medeama. I have been looking forward to it and happy it has finally happened.
“I am one of you and I can’t wait to start working with the rest of the group. I am looking forward to meeting my teammates and ensuring that we excel for our supporters.
“I can’t wait to wear the shirt and give more than 100%.”
Medeama CEO James Essilfie said: “We welcome Akesse Akesse to the Club and believe that he will thrive under our environment. We have absolute confidence in his talent and quality and we believe he will suit our plans.
“He is a proven goalscorer who will thrive immensely on the Medeama platform. We want to challenge for honours from all fronts and are looking to build a team that can compete and erase last season’s heartbreak.”