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16.02.2007 Football News

Aziz Ansah joins Great Olympics football club.


Aziz Ansah, one of the nine players on transfer list of defending Onetouch Premiership champions Asante Kotoko, has rejoined his former club, Great Olympics.

The utility player, who was selected into the national Under 17 side, the Black Starlets, and featured for Ghana at the 1997 Junior World Cup as well as the 1999 African and World Youth Championships, is reported to have started training with the Wonder Club.

A source close to the Olympics management, said even though Aziz was unable to sign for Olympics when the GFA second registration window closed last month, he "is with us till registration next season's registration opens'.

Aziz, who was voted the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Best Footballer in 2003 when he was the top scorer for Kotoko, told the Statesaporst: 'I"ve not regretted playing for Kotoko but I feel sad that I was a victim of circumstances that I can never understand.

'I served Kotoko with all my heart, I even shun a deal to play outside because of my love for Kotoko but they treated me like a valiant. It's part of life and I'll work harder to achieve greater heights'.

Aziz Ansah started his soccer career with Cowlane Babies Colts club before Olympics former chairman Ade Coker signed him together with Laryea Kingston, Godwin Attram, Dan Quaye and others. They formed the nucleus of the 1997 Black Starlets, who featured in the Egypt the World U-17 Championship and lost against Brazil at the finals.

Meanwhile, Michael Asante, who was also put on transfer by Kotoko, is reported to be planning to join an unnamed club in Israel. Other players on the Kotoko transfer list are Nasiru Gani, Kenneth Ababio, Osei Akoto, Samuel Addo, Samuel Owusu, Ali Quadrago and Imbola Sanjie.