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Former Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah joins FC Chitwan in Nepal

Former Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah joins FC Chitwan in Nepal

Former Ghana midfielder, Afriyie Acquah has completed a move to Nepal top-flight side FC Chitwan after a successful medical.

The 31-year old has joined the Nepal Super League side on a short-term contract as a free agent.

Afriyie Acquah has been without a club after leaving Iraqi club Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in July 2023 following the expiration of his contract.

The former Torino midfielder joined Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in January this year after leaving Al-Batin FC, where he played 8 matches in the Saudi Pro League.

FC Chitwan has become Afriyie Acquah’s tenth club in his professional career after Palermo, Parma, Hoffenheim, Sampdoria, Torino, Empoli, Yeni Malatyaspor, Al-Batin and Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya.

As a strong, talented and tenacious player, Afriyie Acquah usually plays as a defensive midfielder in front of the defence, due to his pace, physicality, stamina and abilities as a ball-winner.

Afriyie Acquah is loved by Ghanaians following his performance during his days with the Black Stars from 2012.

He made his debut for Ghana against Chile in a friendly at the PPL Park in Chester in the United States of America on February 20, 2012.

Afriyie Acquah scored his debut goal for Ghana in October, 2012 against Malawi at the Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.

He was part of the Ghana squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil during the tutelage of coach James Kwesi Appiah.

Afriyie Acquah has joined compatriot Yussif Mubarik who has also signed for FC Chitwan on free transfer after leaving Ghanaian football powerhouse Asante Kotoko.

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