Newly promoted Ghana Premier League side Accra Lions FC have unveiled a UK-based midfielder Oscar Boateng as their last signing before their maiden top-flight match on Friday, 29 October 2021, in the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League opener.
A club statement read: ”Last but not least, ALFC has the pleasure to welcome Oscar Boateng. The 18-year-old defensive midfielder joins us as a free agent from the United Kingdom. ”
The box-to-box midfielder, Boateng has been given the number 6 jersey.
Head of Scouting at the club Paul Goodrich is quoted as saying: ”Oscar’s playing style is visibly British. He will definitely increase the versatility of our game.”
In their first ever Division One League campaign, Lions saw off all the teams in ZONE Three to qualify for the top-flight league for the first time ever in the history of the club.
They will have a taste of top-flight football today, Friday, October 29 at the Accra Sports Stadium against Elmina Sharks FC at 6pm.