Transfer deadline day came and went, and this season, it actually lived up to the billing. Several teams got big-money transfers over the line on the day. Of course, transfer sagas such as Asante Kotoko and Justice Blay didn’t end with a payoff for supporters.
Several big deals collapsed at the last minute. Clubs such as Hearts of Oak and Dreams FC were unable to shift players before the day ended as buying clubs baulked at the transfer asking prices for players.
With the transfer window now shut, 442gh.com looks at deadline day’s done deals. Did your club get the players they so desperately needed?
The window which opened on Tuesday, February 16, has given clubs the opportunity to register players for the second round of the season.
In the last few weeks, clubs particularly in the Ghana Premier League and the National Division One League have taken advantage to bring in reinforcements.
With the transfer window now shut, 442gh.com sources have confirmed that additional deals that were made before midnight.
In the last 48 hours, Hearts of Oak made the biggest signing as the club announced the signing of highly-rated defender Caleb Ekuban on a two and a half year contract.
Subsequently, Liberty Professionals bolstered their squad with the acquisition of former Asante Kotoko striker William Opoku Mensah.
Struggling King Faisal confirmed the signing of Ghana U-20 shot-stopper Danlad Ibrahim. The Kotoko goalkeeper has joined the fellow Kumasi-based club for the rest of the football season on loan.
Talks were reportedly ongoing between Asante Kotoko and Medeama SC over the potential sale of midfield kingpin Justice Blay but all deals backfired.
442gh.com transfer team continued to monitor proceedings and will update the readers with latest information.
King Faisal turned down offers from Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko, and Dreams FC for the signing of poster boy Kwame Peprah.
The latest information with regards to that transfer is that Alhaji Grusah has refused to sell his most valuable asset.
With the deadline shut down, the 442gh.com transfer team will report in real-time the done-deals in various clubs.
Done Deal: Bechem United sign goalkeeper Abdul Aziz Haruna from Kharis Sports Academy. The shot-stopper comes in to bolster the team for the second round of the Premier League season.
Another One: Striker Annor Emmanuel joins Bechem United from Kharis Sports Academy. The Hunters making the most on deadline day.
OFFICIAL: Yahaya Dramani Joins Liberty Professionals. The right-back is a former Wa All Stars, now Legon Cities FC player.
Talks stalled: Medeama Sc want 40% of Richard Boadu’s onward Transfer fee in their deal against Hearts of Oak.
Agyemang Duah joins Karela United with Gordon Kusi Broklyn also sealing his move to Ashgold from lower-tier outfit Asokwa Deportivo.
Sealed: Bofoakwa Tano Completes the signing of former Berekum Chelsea Player Solomon Oblitey on a 3years deal.
Ongoing talks: Ashanti Gold SC are currently locked in negotiations to secure the services of Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan.
OFFICIAL: Asante Kotoko completes the signing of Andy Kumi Francis.
The sensational forward who earned a recent call up to the Black Stars joins us from lower-tier side Unistar Soccer Academy on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
2020-2021 GHANA PREMIER LEAGUE TRANSFER DONE DEALS
HEARTS OF OAK
9.Paul Asare de Vries
10.Gordon Kusi Broklyn
2.Solomon Sarfo Taylor
3.Andy Kumi Francis
5.Coulibaly Zana Umare
6.Jabila Abdul Karim
8.Frank Sarfo Gyamfi
6.Abdul Nassiru Hamza
3.William Opoku Mensah
5.Kofi Nti Boakye 6. Yahaya Dramani
2.Mohammed Jiji Alifoe
4.Emmanuel Nti 5.Agyemang Duah
2.J.E Amoah Mensah
2.Julius Nii Laryeh Konyah
1. Abdul Aziz Haruna 2. Annor Emmanuel 3. Aaron Essel 4. Adonu Godfred