Ghana's No. 1

Michael Helegbe cleared to play for Kotoko

Published on: 02 March 2012


Michael Helegbe has been cleared to feature for Asante Kotoko in the Premier League, can confirm.

The 27-year-old midfielder was signed from Liberty Professionals in January.

Documentation of his transfer however got to the offices of the Premier League Board outside the transfer period - making him ineligible to feature for the Porcupine Warriors.

The Ghana FA's Player Status Committee however ruled Helegbe was fit to play for Kotoko following a favourable testimony by his former side, Liberty Professionals at the hearing on Friday.

This means the former national U-23 captain will be available to coach Maxwell Konadu for selection upon the league's resumption on March 11 when Kotok hosts All Stars.

The 21-time league champions currently lead the Ghana top flight seven-points clear off rivals Hearts of Oak with twelve rounds if matches to play.

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