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11.11.2008 Football News

Yeboah defends Lions switch

					Yeboah defends Lions switch

YEBOAH WANTS TOUGH CHALLENGE Black Stars midfielder Daniel Yeboah says his taste for continental football attracted him to sign for local side Heart of Lions for the the new season.

The 24-year-old midfielder agreed a two-year deal with the Kpando-based side after pulling out of deal with another Premier League side Tema Youth.

Yeboah returned a US$ 1,500 transfer fee part payment to Tema Youth and made a u-turn to sign for Lions.

"As a player one needs to take challlenges. I had a lot of offers but I chose Lions because they will play in Africa I think it's one of the good things in Ghana as at now," Yeboah told

" Playing in Africa, the challenges there will help me soar and maintain my newly found form," he added.

" I had an understanding with Lions and I think the provided me the best deal. It's unfortunate but I don't want to talk about the past."

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