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Sports News of Thursday, 5 July 2018


Ernest Asante completes Al Jazira FC move

Ghana forward, Ernest Asante has joined UAE side Al Jazira from FC Nordsjælland.

The former Ghana U-17 star joined the Danish side from Norwegian side Stabæk and lived to up to expectation.

Asante scored 16 goals in 36 appearances last season and helped the Wild Tigers qualified for the UEFA Europa League playoffs.

On Wednesday, FC Nordsjælland sports director Carsten Jensen confirmed that they have transferred the Ghanaian to UAE-based side Al Jazira ahead of the upcoming.

“Ernest has had a unique opportunity for a good change for him and as we have a good deal at the same time, we will not stand in the way of his desire to try this.

“Ernest has been an incredibly strong weapon on the pitch with his amazing speed, many goals and assist to follow. In addition, he has been a focal point for more in the squad, and we would like to thank him for his efforts in FCN,” he deduced.