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Ex-Ghana defender George Blay signs for Royal Antwerp

Published on: 02 September 2011

Ex-Ghana defender George Blay has signed a two-year deal with Belgian second-tier side Royal Antwerp from Romanian top flight side Unirea Urziceni.

The 31-year-old has been brought in to replace Bar Van Zundert

Blay, who can play as a right-back and in central defence, played a total of nine seasons in the Belgian top flight.

He began first with Standard Liege between 1997 and 2002.

The former Sekondi Hasaacas man crossed to K.V. Mechelen for the 2002/2003 season and then landed at La Louviére form 2003 to 2006.

Blay then moved to Romania in 2006 by first joining Dinamo Bucarest.

He was a member of the Ghana squad which played at the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Mali.

Blay won the 1999 African Youth Championship under Italian Guissepe Dossena on home soil.


This article has 4 comment(s), give your comment
  • Goro says:
    September 02, 2011 06:24 am
    Long time man...still holding on huh? Keep going until you can no longer go on~
  • joe cobot says:
    September 02, 2011 09:00 am
    huh.....blay? u dey nice one we need the expierence ones..he s just 31... he got 3 years more to go, appiah must also play football is about expierence not age, roberto carlos is playing, pape dioup is 33 still playing viera is still playing, drogba is playing, seedorf is playing...massa u guys should give players thier peace of mind.
  • Forson adangabe says:
    September 02, 2011 09:40 am
    I think its time our ex footballers played in the local league so that it(GPL) can also grow like what the south americans are doing.
  • Maxwell Johnson says:
    September 02, 2011 08:05 pm
    Hey its been a long time since i have heard about this guy,wow he is still playing in Europe that's very [email protected] cobot pls check your facts well,Patrick Viera just retired from football about a month ago @35.He is now coaching the youth team of Man City,don't deceive the public lol.