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17.08.2020 Football News

Ghana Winger Frank Acheampong Confirmed As New Captain Chinese Club Tianjin Teda

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Frank Acheampong
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Frank Acheampong

Ghana international, Frank Acheampong has been confirmed as the new captain for his club side, Tianjin Teda.

Acheampong was handed his new due to his hard work, dedication, commitment and exceptional leadership skills.

“I’m particularly honoured to be made captain of this great club, it has come at a very challenging time where the club is struggling very early in the season," he said.

"I hope that with a collective effort we can turn around our season," he concluded.

The 26-year-old will captain the team for the first time on Monday in their Super League clash against Hebei CFFC.

Tianjin made a poor start to the campaign. They are without a win in four games, losing three and drawing one. But Acheampong and his teammates are poised to turn around the fortunes of the club.

He has become the first Ghanaian to captain a club in the Chinese top-flight.

Acheampong joined Tianjin Teda in 2017 from Belgian side Anderlecht and has thus far made 56 appearances. He has been directly involved in 43 goals, scoring 26 goals and providing 17 assists.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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