The veteran striker started in Dreams FC’s precious 1-0 win in Kumasi after a super free kick from Aziz Issah condemned Asante Kotoko and he enjoyed 84 minutes of action.
John Antwi Duku, 31, was born in Takoradi and has enjoyed an illustrious long career
with his journey beginning with his current employer Dreams FC in the Third Division of Ghana in 2011 before moving to Sekondi Eleven Wise where he spent one year and moved to Egypt in 2012 to represent teams like Ismaily, Al Ahly, Misr El-Makkasa, Pyramids and Tala’a El-Gaish.
He is the all-time leading foreign goals scorer in the Egyptian League having scored 77 goals for four clubs.
In an interview with Bright Yeboah Taylor of Pure Sports, John Antwi said, “You need a tough mentality to play in North Africa because it is not easy playing outside Ghana” when quizzed about his journey in Egypt.
“I want to help Dreams do well in the Ghana Premier League”, added Antwi. He also expressed his delight in helping Dreams FC realise their dream of playing in the money zone of the CAF Confederation Cup.
On their win in Kumasi against Asante Kotoko, he emphasised how important the victory is and how it will help boost their morale ahead of the continental campaign.
Blessed with a blistering pace, John Antwi is always at the right spot to connect a pass from a teammate to finish any move. He is a poacher in extreme and has a wonderful work rate. His link-up play is excellent and his ability to keep the ball is wonderful.
John Antwi has won 2 Egyptian League titles with Al Ahly (2015-16,2016-17) and was runner-up with Pyramids in the CAF Confederation Cup against RS Berkane in the 2019-2020 season when Pyramids lost 1-0.
John Antwi is one of the only two players to score 4 goals in a match in the Ghana Premier League. He scored 4 in Sekondi Eleven Wise’s 4-3 win at Essipong Stadium against RTU.
John Duku Antwi has immense experience and spent 11 years in Egypt before returning to Dreams FC, where his successful story began. Dreams will count on his vast experience in the CAF Confederation Cup.