- Ghana midfielder, Afriyie Acquah, has joined Saudi Arabian club Al Batin FC
- Afriyie Acquah signed a two-year deal with the club
- The Black Stars midfielder will be unveiled by the Saudi Arabian pro league side this week
Ghana midfielder, Afriyie Acquah, has joined Saudi Arabian top-flight side Al Batin FC after his contract with Yeni Malatyaspor ended, his agent Oliver Arthur has confirmed.
The 29-year-old signed a two-year deal with the mega-rich club and will be unveiled in the coming days.
Acquah, a member of Ghana's senior national team, spent the last two seasons in Turkey with Yeni Malatyaspor.
However, after ten years in Europe where he played most of his career in Italy, the midfielder has decided to move to Asia.
His agent Oliver Arthur confirmed the move via Twitter: "Congratulations Afriyie Acquah for the decision to join Al Batin FC, Saudi Arabia. Arthur Legacy couldn’t be more proud of you. New terrain; New Culture, I have no doubt you would rise to the occasion as always."
The 2015 AFCON final Man of the Match previously played for Parma, Sampdoria, Torino, and Empoli in Italy.
In other stories, YEN.com.gh reported that Liverpool and Senegal footballer Sadio Mane has delivered his promise of building a hospital for the people of his village in Bambaly.
The 29-year-old forward handed over the newly built hospital to the state in a brief ceremony which had President of Senegal Macky Sall in attendance.
The health facility will have an A&E department, maternity care, dental facilities, and consulting rooms.
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