17.07.2020 Football News

Ghana Legend Michael Essien Part Ways With Sabail FK

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Ghana Legend Michael Essien Part Ways With Sabail FK
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Former Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien has confirmed his exit from Azerbaijani club, Sabail FK.

The 2012 Champions League winner with Chelsea joined Sabail FK on a one-year deal last summer after leaving Indonesian outfit Persib Bandung.

Essien made 10 appearances for the club before the league was halted amid the coronavirus crisis.

The 39-year-old confirmed his departure on his official Instagram page announcing that his time at the club has come to an end.

"It's been a great pleasure until we meet again; stay strong and safe..."

Essien is widely expected to call time on his playing career and focus on coaching having completed his UEFA B badges two years ago.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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