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Sports News of Wednesday, 2 October 2019


I discovered Essien, Dong Bortey, others - Osei Kwaku Palmer

GFA Presidential aspirant Wilfred Osei Kwaku Palmer has hinted that he is the man who discovered former Chelsea star Michael Essien.

Assertions were generally that the Chelsea legend was spotted by the late astute football administrator Alhaji Ibrahim Sly Tetteh of Liberty Professionals fame who served as his godfather but it has now being established that he was unearthed by Osei Plamer.

In the launching of his manifesto on Wednesday in Accra, a page in his policy document has Michael Essien, Bernard Dong Bortey, Ishmael Addo, Mathew Amoah , Kwame Pele Frimpong and Francis Jojo Bossman as the players he discovered at St. Augustine’s College in Cape Coast.

The page also has Atletico Madrid hotshot Thomas Partey, Joseph Paintsil of Genk , Moses Odjer of Salernitana and a host of others as the players he developed at Tema Youth Football Club.

The GFA Presidential elections is slated for October 27, 2019.