Ghana's No. 1

Asante Kotoko bid for winger Mpong

Published on: 07 May 2012

By Patrick Akoto

Promising Medeama SC winger Richard Mpong could be on his way to Asante Kotoko after the club requested for his services.

Head coach Maxwell Konadu is believed to be a key admirer of the 21 year-old who has impressed for the Mauves and Yellows and will need to cough up a substantial amont of money to prize him away from the club.

The club has officially written to Medeama to enquire about the availability of the youngster in a move to bolster their squad ahead of their participation in next season’s Caf Champions League.

The meteoric rise of the right-winger saw him score on his Black Stars debut in the 1-1 draw against Chile in an international friendly at the PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Mpong was a member of the Ghana Under-17 team who finished fourth at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in Korea.

He played a key role in the Ghana Under-23 side who won gold at the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique.

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