Former Asante Kotoko Striker Samad Oppong Successfully Graduates From US Army Academy

Former Asante Kotoko Striker Samad Oppong Successfully Graduates From US Army Academy

  • Former Asante Kotoko forward Samad Oppong, known for his contributions to Ghanaian football, has transitioned to a military career in the United States Army Academy
  • The 35-year-old, who played for Ashanti Gold SC and Kotoko, was seen joyfully receiving his certificate in a circulating video from the graduation ceremony
  • Oppong retired from professional football in his early 30s and has now embarked on a new journey in the US military

Former Asante Kotoko forward Samad Oppong has transitioned from a football career to the military, graduating from the United States Army Academy.

The 35-year-old, renowned for his contributions to Ashanti Gold SC and Kotoko in the mid-to-late 2000s, was captured joyfully receiving his certificate in a circulating video from the graduation ceremony.

After retiring from professional football in his early 30s, Oppong embarked on a new chapter in the US, now set to pursue a career in the military following his successful graduation from the Army Academy.

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Former Asante Kotoko Striker Samad Oppong Successfully Graduates From U.S. Army Academy
A collage of Samad Oppong as a US military man and when he played for Kotoko Photo credit: @donsummerone Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

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YEN.com.gh collated some reactions to the post shared by @donsummerone. Read them below:

@yeboahp55481497 said:

Congratulations

@ahenkannaak wrote:

Hehehehe Ashgold and kotoko player now a military man in USA. Wow. This is good smart guy

@Kwaku___ said:

Private Oppong

@KingSarpo13 wrote:

Oh wow. Great path after local game... Congrats kass finest.

@manuel11511 said:

Congratulations , you living my dream

@collwus wrote:

Proud of him

@Eddiemurphy99 said:

Skillful Abudu Nyame. Congrats Soldier

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