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Recap of the Summer Transfer involving Ghanaian Players

Published on: 02 September 2022
Recap of the Summer Transfer involving Ghanaian Players
Jojo Wollacott


As the Transfer window ends today, reporter Herbert Boakye Yiadom, brings you a list of complete deals involving Ghanaian players this summer.

Jojo Wollacott- Charlton Athletic

The Black Stars goalkeeper joined Charlton Athletic this window from Swindon Town following an impressive season.

Ghana goalkeeper Jojo Wollacott is close to joining English League One side Charlton Athletic in the summer transfer window.


Raymond Asante- Udinese Calcio

Italian Serie A club Udinese Calcio have announced that they have signed young Ghanaian footballer Raymond Asante, can report

The Ghanaian striker born in 2004 joins Udinese from the Ghanaian First Division side Young Apostles FC for an undisclosed fee.


Mudasiru Salifu- Sherrif Tiraspol

Asante Kotoko midfielder Mudasiru Salifu  joined Moldovan club, FC Sheriff Tiraspol in the just ended transfer window.

The center midfielder joined the Moldovan giants on loan.



Arvin Amoakoh Appiah- Tenerife

English-born Ghanaian attacker Arvin Amoakoh Appiah has been sent on loan to Spanish Segunda Division side CD Tenerife from UD Almeria, can report.


Claud Adjapong- Sassuolo 

Ascoli Calcio have completed the definite acquisition of the services of defender Claud Adjapong from Sassuolo, can report

The Italy-born Ghanaian player signed a three-year contract with the Serie B club on the summer transfer deadline day on Thursday.


Pierre Dwomoh- SC Braga 

Belgium-born Ghanaian teenager Pierre Dwomoh has moved to Portuguese Primeira Liga side SC Braga on loan, can confirm

The 18-year-old central midfielder has joined Braga on a season-long loan from Belgian club Royal Antwerp until the end of the 2022-23 season.

Braga have an option to sign the highly-rated youngster for a fee around €1 million when the loan expires in June next year.


  1. Edmund Addo- Red Star Beglrade 
Edmund Addo
Edmund Addo has joined Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade on transfer deadline day

Black Stars midfielder Edmund Addo has completed his move to Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade, can report

Addo has signed a four-year deal with the Serbian champions after leaving Moldovan club Sheriff Tiraspol where he flourished last season.

Sherrif rejected an approach by Red Star for the defensive midfielder in January as the player was a key part of their participation in the UEFA Europa League.


  1. Baba Rahman- Reading
Baba Rahman is back at Reading FC
Ghana defender Baba Rahman has joined Reading on a season long loan from Chelsea. exclusively reported on Tuesday that the left-back had signed a contract, and the English Championship have now made an official announcement.

The Chelsea player has returned to Reading on loan for the second consecutive season after spending last season there.

“We are delighted to announce that Baba Rahman has sealed a return to Reading Football Club for a second season-long loan spell in blue and white hoops,” Reading announced.


  1. Daniel Kofi Kyereh- Freiburg 

SC Freiburg signed Ghana international Daniel-Kofi Kyereh from FC St. Pauli this summer.

The 26-year-old Ghana international,  scored 12 goals last season and chipped in with 10 assists for Freiburg.

He was a target for several Bundesliga side but Kofi Kyereh opted to join Freiburg.

“SC Freiburg have added a signing in the form of Daniel-Kofi Kyereh,” Freiburg confirmed on their official website.

“Daniel-Kofi Kyereh was, with 12 goals and 10 assists, one of the most effective attacking midfielders in the Bundesliga 2 last season. For the Millerntor club and, before joining them, SV Wehen Wiesbaden, he has scored and set up 27 goals each in 91 second-division appearances


  1. Osman Bukari- Red Star Belgrade 

Osman Bukari has joined Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade

Osman Bukari  joined Serbian top flight side, Red Star Belgrade from KAA Gent this transfer window, as reported exclusively by

The 23 year old spent the 2021/2022 season on loan at FC Nantes, helping them to the French Cup title.

Bukari has been impressive since joining Red Star Belgrade this campaign.

The Ghana international has scored four goals in six games for the club.

He scored his first hattrick in a UEFA Champions League qualifiers for Red Star last month.


  1. Richmond Boakye Yiadom- Lamia FC

Richmond Boakye Yiadom has signed for Greek side PAE Lamia on a free transfer for the new season.

The Black Stars became a free agent in July when he parted ways with Beitar Jerusalem.

He scored six goals and assisted two for the Israeli side last season.

“PAE Lamia is pleased to announce the start of its partnership with 29-year-old (28/01/1993) international, Ghanaian striker, Richmond Boakye,” the club announced on the signing of the Ghana international.

“The experienced Ghanaian has previously played for Genoa in Italy, Sassuolo, Atalanta, Juventus, Latina Calcio, Elche in Spain, Ronda in the Netherlands, Red Star in Serbia, Jiangsu Suning in China, Gornik Zabrze in Poland, while last year he played in Israel with Beitar Jerusalem.”

“We welcome him and wish him health and many successes with our team!!”

Boakye stated on the team’s official website after signing his contract: “I am very happy to be in the Lamia team. It is a special challenge for my career and I hope we can all achieve our goals together.”


  1. Felix Afena-Gyan- Cremonense

Ghana striker Felix Afena-Gyan has joined US Cremonese on a permanent deal from AS Roma.

Though the terms of the contract were not disclosed by the two clubs, Afena-Gyan is expected to have signed a long-term contract.

In addition, Cremonese will reportedly pay €6 million in salary and bonuses, with the Roma receiving an additional 10% of future sales.

The 19-year-old joined the Giallorossi's youth system at the start of 2021, making his professional debut for the club later that same year.


  1. Gideon Mensah- Auxerre

Gideon Mensah has signed a three-year contract with AJ Auxerre.

The defender makes a return to France after spending the 2021/22 season with Bordeaux.

Mensah joined Red Bull Salzburg in 2017 and has since had loan spells at Sturm Graz, Zulte Waregem, Vitória Sport Clube, and Bordeaux.



  1. Emmanuel Lomotey- Malmo FF

Malmö FF have signed Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey in the ongoing summer transfer window.

The 24-year-old joins the club from French side Amiens SC and has signed a contract until 2026 after passing his medicals.

Lomotey  has joined the Swedish giants on a four-year deal from French club Amiens.

The former Dreams FC midfielder was unveiled by the club but was unable to make his debut against Sundsvall due to work visa issues.



  1. Francis Abu- Cercle Brugge

Ghanaian youngster Francis Abu has completed his move to Belgian club Cercle Brugge.

The 21-year-old joins Cercle Brugge from Danish Superliga side Nordsjaelland on a three-year contract.

Francis Abu scored seven goals and registered five assists for Nordsjaelland in the 2021/22 season.


  1. Callum Hudson-Odoi- Bayer Leverkusen

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has completed a loan move to Bayer Leverkusen for the rest of the season.

The 21-year-old England forward has not played for Chelsea this campaign and made 15 Premier League appearances last season.

Hudson-Odoi has struggled to find opportunities since returning from a crippling Achilles injury last season, and Thomas Tuchel has not made room for the 21-year-old after signing Raheem Sterling.

Leverkusen were third in Germany's Bundesliga in 2021-22 and are in this season's Champions League group stages.


  1. Aaron Opoku- Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern have announced the signing of Ghanaian winger  Aaron Opoku.

Opoku, 23, has joined the side from fellow Bundesliga II side Hamburg SV for the 2022-23 season.

“FC Kaiserslautern has strengthened its offensive with Aaron Opoku. The 23-year-old former junior international is moving from Hamburger SV to Betzenberg, a club statement read.

"We're happy that in Aaron Opoku we've been able to recruit a quick switch player and an excellent assist provider who can also be a goal threat. He can be used variably on offense and will make our game more unpredictable. We are glad that Aaron fully identifies with our path and our goals and wants to help with our development," says FCK Managing Director Thomas Hengen.


  1. Stephan Ambrosius- Karlsruher 

Ghana defender Stephan Ambrosius has completed his move to German Bundesliga II side Karlsruher.

The 23-year-old joins the club on a season-long loan from Hamburg SV.

“I am very happy to be here in Karlsruhe. I want to help the team with my positive nature, I will give my all for them and I'm looking forward to being on the pitch with the lads soon," said Ambrosius after sealing the move.

Ambrosius has struggled with game time since he returned from injury and will be hoping to get back to action with the 2022 World Cup looming.


  1. Salis Abdul Samed- RC Lens 

RC Lens completed the signing of Ghanaian defender Salis Abdul Samed on a five-year deal from rivals Clermont Foot

The Ghanaian defensive midfielder joined the Ligue 1 club for around €5 million plus add-ons.

Samed helped newly-promoted Clermont retain Ligue 1 status last season, appearing in 31 games and scoring two goals.


13. Solomon Bonnah

Dutch teenager of Ghanaian descent Solomon Bonnah has joined Austrian Bundesliga side SK Austria Klagenfurt.


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