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Sports News of Wednesday, 14 June 2017


George Payne given opportunity to work with Diego Maradona

Ghanaian forward George Payne will be given an opportunity to undergo a trial with Diego Maradona’s Al Fujairah.

According to a report by the Ghanaian will arrive in the United Arab Emirates this week and will be assessed by the technical handlers of the club.

He could earn himself a permanent deal with the Reds if he impresses the former Argentina international.

"It is a great step in my career and am hoping to play under one of the greatest footballers in the world," Payne told

"I have been training with the club before he [Maradona] was appointed as the new head coach,"

"I'm praying to earn a contract at the club so that I can learn much from him"