Athletics News of Monday, 17 August 2020
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Black Stars winger, Frank Acheampong has been named captain of Chinese Super League facet Tianjin Teda, becoming the initial Ghanaian to Captain a Tremendous League side in China.
Acheampong who joined the Chinese club in July 2017 on a 6 month bank loan spell had a amazing outing right after scoring 9 occasions to safeguard Tianjin Teda’s keep in the Chinese top flight.
Acheampong’s 17 objectives tally in the 2018 time is the greatest by a participant in the one period in the heritage of the club.
Head Mentor Uli Stielike’s conclusion to make the unstoppable winger the new captain is found by supporters of the club as a reward for his challenging operate, perseverance, determination,fantastic leadership techniques and most importantly the high quality he carries on to reveal on the area.
The 26-calendar year-old can take up this problem and assumes his new part in an absent activity from Hebei CFFC these days (Monday) on match working day 5 of the CSL.
The club has made its worst get started to a time since Acheampong joined. Teda has 3 loses and a attract from the opening 4 matches of the season, with just 1 issue from a complete of 12. But the new chief Frank Acheampong is poised to convert the fortunes of the club all-around.
“I’m especially honoured to be built captain of this terrific club, it has arrive at a very complicated time exactly where the club is battling extremely early in the period, I hope that with a collective effort we can turn around our season”.
Acheampong, who joined Tianjin Teda in 2017 has built 56 appearances for for the tremendous league facet and has right contributed to 43 goals, scoring 26 plans and providing 17 support.
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