Legionary Soccer Academy secures contract abroad for three talented players

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Ghanaian Division Two League side, Legionary Soccer Academy has secured contracts for three of its promising and talented footballers abroad, in its quest to harnessing their football dreams.

The three players- Anthony Kwofie, Kelvin Obeng Amankwah and Awuku Amewugah- who left Ghana on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, joined their new clubs in Turkey and Poland respectively.

Anthony Kwofie and Kelvin Obeng Amankwah joined Boluspor Kulubu in the Turkish Lig 1 while Awuku Amewugah join MKS Polonia Przemysl in the lower tier division in Poland to begin their professional careers.

Their transfer to the European clubs became necessary following their outstanding displays in December 2023 during a scouting tournament dubbed “Ahenfo Peace and Love Cup” organized by the Legionary Soccer Academy, Ghana, in collaboration with Sesame Ltd’s Ensar Ozdemir from Turkey and supported by Australia-based Zenith Sports and Events Management, and Football Youth Talents Management in the United Kingdom.

The competition, beyond celebrating football excellence, served as a talent pool grounds for top scouts from the International and Local scenes where they identified promising footballers from the Asebu-based lower-tier side in the Central Region.

Chief Executive Officer of Legionary Soccer Academy, Ghana, Bright John Nyarko whose able supervision and support aided the travelling of the trio confirmed the move and anticipated securing more contracts abroad for its players going forward.

“Three players from Legionary Soccer Academy [Anthony Kwofie – Defender, Kelvin Obeng Amankwah – striker, and Awuku Amewugah – striker] traveled Tuesday, 2nd April to Europe to continue their football career through the CEO Mr. Bright.

The Legionary Soccer Academy CEO Mr. Bright and the entire management team expecting more of the academy players to travel this summer transfer in European countries,” Mr. Nyarko added in a notice available to

On his part, the Chief Scout of Legionary Soccer Academy, Christian Mensah, accompanied the players to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) and urged them to be disciplined in all their endeavors as embarked on a new challenge to enable them to excel and also project the team’s name on the football market globally.

“One thing I just want to tell my boys traveling is that football is a passionate sport so I advised them to listen to their coaches because without them they cannot do anything. Even if you are as good as Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, you need to learn and take instructions from your coaches,” he advised.

Speaking exclusively to at the KIA before their departure Anthony Kwofie and Kelvin Obeng Amankwah in response were thankful to Mr. Mensah for the advice and promised to heed his words to ensure they grab the opportunity to make Legionary Soccer Academy proud.

They also expressed their outermost gratitude to the club’s CEO Bright John Nyarko for the platform offered to talented football enthusiasts who sought to play football to the highest level to relish their football dreams.


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