Phoenix Rising Stars FC head coach, Rick Schantz has described Legon Cities FC striker Richmond Antwi as a very talented player after signing the youngster for the 2022.
According to the manager, the youngster will bring extraordinary speed and power to the team.
“Richmond is a very talented striker,” said Phoenix Rising head coach Rick Schantz. “He will bring extraordinary speed and power to our team”,he said.
He said the youngster is good enough and will be handful to defenders in the United Soccer League in America next year.
“He’ll be a handful for any defender. He is young but has experience playing at the highest levels in Sudan and Ghana.”
Schantz could not hide his excitement about signing the youngster.
I’m very excited to work with him and help him take the next step in his development at Phoenix Rising.”
Antwi had a breakout season as an 18-year-old while playing with Al Khartoum FC in the Sudanese first division in 2018-19.
He scored 18 goals and four assists in 17 matches before transferring to Al Merrikh FC for the 2019-20 season.
In 11 matches with Al Merrikh, Antwi recorded seven goals and five assists. He returned to his home country of Ghana this past season, scoring another four goals and three assists for Legion Cities FC.