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Transfers of Friday, 1 September 2006

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TRANSFERS: Window Closed!

The European transfer window closed on Thursday 31st August 2006. After this time, clubs cannot sign any players, on loan or full transfers, until one minute past midnight on Monday 1st January 2007. This window will stay open until midnight on 31 January 2007.


  • <>Habib Mohammed signed for Molde FC in Norway

  • Russian club, Saturn, have bought defender Shilla Illiasu. The defender was presented to the press on 31st August.

  • Ekye Bismark has found a new club, AC Sangiovannese, third division team in Italy.

  • Prince Asuboteng moves from Germinal Beerschot to Spanish third division side Racing Club de Ferrol

  • 25.08.2006: Portsmouth will land Fenerbahce star Stephen Appiah this weekend

  • Habib Mohammed is on trial at Belgium club Club Brugges

  • 24.08.06: Roma central defender Samuel Kuffour is hoping to sign for Tottenham. (The Independent)

  • Roma's want-away defender Sammy Kuffour is a target for Portsmouth and Tottenham. Roma coach Luciano Spalletti has left the versatile Ghanaian international out of his pre-season plans and given him the green light to look for a new club. Kuffour's agent, Oscar Damiani said: "We are trying to find a new destination for Kuffour."

  • Heracles has reached an agreement [come to terms] with Ajax over highly rated Emmanuel Boakye. He will play a minimum of 1 season in Almelo. Boakye who has received a lot of attention from Clubs including Sparta Rotterdam has come to an agreement with the Club.

  • Udinese have yet to receive a formal offer from Portsmouth for Sulley Muntari, the Ghana midfield player.

  • John Pantsil has been granted a work permit after he completed a 1 million pound transfer from Hapoel Tel Aviv to West Ham. The right back signed a four-year deal last week.

  • Crystal Palace are closing in on a ?200,000 deal for Ghana star Dan Quaye. (Daily Star)

  • Ghanaian striker Joetex Frimpong signs a 3 year contract for tunisian side CS Sfaxien

  • Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp is still interested in Ghana captain Stephen Appiah. (The Times)

  • Reading's ?3.5m bid for Rennes defender John Mensah has been rejected by the French club. (The Times)

  • Kevin Amankwaah moves from Yeovil Town FC to Swansea City FC (UK, 3)


  • Roland Osabutey tranferred to Portugese second division club Desportivo de moncorvo.

  • July 24: FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) have invited Seth Ablade for trials. The forward plays for KuPS in Finland. Ablade leaves today for Ukraine

  • Transfer Rumour: Portsmouth are in the box seat to sign Ghana captain Stephen Appiah from Fenerbahce, but will have to fight off Arsenal. (News of the World)

  • Baba Issaka moved from Kilkenny city to Dundalk FC (both Ireland)

  • Tawfik Alolo of AC Horsens is back to RTU. After an unseccesful six month loan the danish premier league club decided not to extend his contract.

  • Nana Amaniampong has been transfered from Bonner SC to FV Bad Honnef (both GER, 3)

    Bernard Yao Kumordzi has been transfered from IFK Nork?pping (Sweden) to Chaidari Athens (Greece)

  • George Owu(Ashanti Gold) is on a 2 day trial with Egyptian side Zamalek.

  • Reading have moved closer to signing Ghana international John Mensah(Daily Express). A ?3.5 million bid has been tabled with French top division side Rennes for Mensah, who reported back to training yesterday (Wednesday) following his World Cup exploits with Ghana. Mensah is thought to be keen on a move to the Premiership, and he has been a target of Coppell's for over six months, but it remains to be seen whether Rennes will hold out for a bigger fee.

  • Kwabena Agouda (21) loaned out to FC Winterthur in the Swiss Challenge League (2nd level). His loan contract will last until the end of this year. He was a member of FC St.Gallen since joining them in 2004 from FC Nania. He scored 1 goal in 20 games.

  • Baba "Armando" Adamu is in the process of signing with the Croatian side Rijeka FC. The striker, who failed to make the cut for the World cup squad, moves from the Russian side Krylia Sovetov

  • Israeli club Beitar Jerusalem have signed Derek Boateng on a three year deal

  • Moses Sakyi has been transfered from portuguese second division side, Sporting Olhanense, to first division club CD Estrela Amadora.

  • Dan Coleman is back with Hearts from a one year deal with Nassr Club of Saudi Arabia

  • Beitar Jerusalem have signed Sadat Bukari of West Ham United

  • Fulham are ready to hijack Reading's swoop for Ghana World Cup defender John Mensah.

  • George Blay moves from Belgian relegated side La Louviere to romanians top club Dinamo Bucarest

  • Mark Edusei moves from AC Torino (serie B) to Catania Calcio.

  • Haminu Dramani's contract with Genclerbirligi Ankara (Turkey) has been signed. His previous club was Red Star Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro)


  • Former Black Star player and Paris St. Germain star Alex Nyarko is set to give a comeback. The 32 year old ghanaian signed a two year contract for Yverdon Sport in Swiss Challenge League (Second Division)
  • George Alhassan moves from Bonner SC to VFL Oldenburg (GER, 3)

  • Stephen Baidoo moves from MKE Ankarag?c? to King Faisal (GHA)

  • Edwin Bediako moves from Eintracht Trier to LR Ahlen (GER, 3)

  • Ebenezer Hagan moves from APOEL Nicosia (Cyprus) to Hasaacas Sekondi (GHA)

  • Skelley Adu Tutu moves from LASK Linz (Austria) to Hasaacas Sekondi

  • Mark Komade moves from RW Essen to Ashantigold (Ghana)

  • Richard Manu moves from TuRu D?sseldorf to SC Halberg Brebach (GER, 3)

  • Joseph Mensah moves from RW Erfurt to TSV Crailsheim (GER, 3)

  • Richard Osei moves from TuRu D?sseldorf to Union Solingen (GER, 3)

  • Nana Eshun (Lokomotiv Tbilisi (Georgia) ), Sebastian Barnes (FSV Mainz 05, Bayer Leverkusen), and Henry Acquah (Pennang (Malaysia) ) are now all playing for SF Neitersen in Germany's 3rd Division.


  • Malik Buari has been transfered from Woking FC (England) to New Zealand Knights (New Zealand) who play in a joint premier league with australian clubs.

  • Owusu Ampomah has been promoted from SC Freiburg's second team into the first team in second Bundesliga.

  • Charles Takyi makes a move from HSV to FC St. Pauli (Germany).

  • Former junior star Ishmael Addo is now playing for Enosis Paralimni in Cyprus.

  • Alex Tachie-Mensah is expected to leave St. Gallen this summer as he is being chased by many clubs. FC St.Gallen is also looking to loan out Kwabena Agouda to a club in the Swiss Challenge league in order for him to get more playing time


  • Defender John Mensah has been offered a three-year contract by French club Rennes. The 23-year-old, who is expected to feature for Ghana at the World Cup finals in Germany, came to Rennes in January, on loan from Italian side Chievo Verona. But Mensah's impressive form convinced Rennes' officials to make the deal permanent.

  • Frederick Famiyeh has been transfered from VFB Fichte Bielefeld to Rostocker FC (both GER, 3)

  • Mohammed Muftawu has been transfered from 1.FC Eschborn to FSV Frankfurt (both Germany 39


    • Edward Sarpei has been transfered from PSI Yurdumspor (GER, 3) to BP Worringen (GER,3)

    • Kofi Mensah has been transfered from Helmond Sport to Omniworld Almere (Holland, 2)


    • Toffik Alolo of RTU is expected to leave Accra for Denmark to join Danish side AC Horsens. The striker is set to begin a six- month spell with with a possiblity of a year?s contract which is contigent on his performance.

    • Former Bayer 04 Leverkusen midfielder and Ghana international Daniel Addo Daniel Addo is among the players to try their hand in the top-flight of FDR Macedonian football. He has been signed by FK Vardar

    • Maccabi Netanya (Israel) decided to sign Habib Mohammed who played last season in King Faisal after a positive trail.

    • Abdul Samed Okocha signed for Maccabi Netanya one month ago.

    • U-20 Worldcup silver medalist in Argentina, James Owusu Ansah formerly Cruz Azul (Mexico) is now playing for O.Municipal in El Salvador

    • Former international Yaw Preko moves from swedish side Halmstads BK to Al Ittihad (Saudi Arabia).

    • Moses Sakyi moves from Estoril to Sporting Olhanense (both Portugal 2)

    • Richard Nyarko has signed a new contract with his former club FSK F?rstenfeld (Austria 3)

    • Eric Agyemang moves from Kickers Emden to SC Pfullendorf

      Edwin Bediako moves from GFC 09 D?ren to Eintracht Trier

      Luis H?rger moves from TSV Crailsheim to Heidenheimer SB

      Mallam Yahaya moves from FC Astoria Walldorf to ASV Durlach

      Joe Yankson moves from Hannover 96 Amateurs to BV Cloppenburg

    • John Mensah has joined Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais FC on loan from AC Chievo Verona until the end of the season
    • The 2005 premier league Goal King, Prince Tagoe, has signed an 18-month contract with AL ITTIHAD of Saudi Arabia.

    • Yussif Alhassan Chibsah is on trial with Swedish side Djurg?rdens IF

    • Gabriel Issah Ahmed has signed for Dannish division 1 (NOT the Superliga) side, Randers FC. The 23-year-old is expeced to join the club after the ANC.

    • German Bundesliiga side, FSV Mainz 05, have signed Ghanaian international striker Prince Tagoe. The 19-year-old moves from Accra Hearts of Oak on a loan until 30th June 2007 with the option of further extension until 2010.

      Tagoe, who won the goal king award in the domestic league last season has ended his loan spell with Hearts of Oak and now reverts to division one side, Maamobi Midtjylland.

    • Midfielder Laryea Kingston, currently in camp with the Black Stars, has earned a loan move to Locomotiv Moscow. He signed for Lokomotiv Moscow on Monday. Kingston joins the Moscow club from FC Terek of Chechnya. He made 15 league appearances for FC Krylya Sovetov Samara before spending the second half of the 2005 season with Terek. The 25-year-old midfielder moved to Russia from Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv in 2004. Kingston has seven caps for Ghana. Lokomotiv faces Spanish club Sevilla in the round of 32 of the UEFA Cup.

    • Turkish side, Ankarag?c? SK, have re-signed Augustine Ahinful, who was without a club.

    • Alex Nyarko's trial with Swiss Challenge League team FC Lausanne has been unsuccessful. The main reason for not employing him was that he was almost inactive in the past two years.

    • Emmanuel Kuffour leaves for UAE for $30,000 transfer. Abubakari Shaibu also leaves today to try his luck in UAE

    • Razak Pimpong has joined FC Copenhagen from FC Midtjylland

    • West Ham appear to have beaten Tottenham Hotspur to the signing of Sadat Bukari, who came to attention playing for Ghana in the World Under-17 Championship in Peru. Tottenham were hoping that the Heart of Lions forward would return next week on a six-month trial but Bukari has agreed a three-year deal with the East London club

    • Peter Ofori-Quaye is now with the Greek club OFI Kreta

    • Mathew Amoah moved from Vittesse to Borussia Dortmund for ?400,000

    • SV Pasching (Austrian Bundesliga) was interested in signing Alex Tachie Mensah from FC St.Gallen. Reason why they did not sign him: "We do not need more foreigners unless others will leave our team"

    • Alex Nyarko (33yrs) was/is apparently on trials with FC Lausanne/Challenge League, Switzerland. Coach Gerard Castella: "The physical tests are good but we see that he has not been playing for a long time." Nyarko will not join the team over the week-end in Leysin. "I would like to see him next week, especially in the friendly game versus Servette Geneve (21.01) before taking a final decision. Nyarko's last stop was in Norway (3 games with IK Start). He has already absolved medical tests with FC Lausanne