- Accra Great Olympics have bid farewell to their captain
- This confirms Awako's move to GPL Champions Accra Hearts of Oak
- Awako contributed to 22 goals in 43 games for Olympics
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Ghana Premier League side Accra Great Olympics have released a farewell post in honour of midfielder Gladson Awako which confirms his move to Accra Hearts of Oak.
Awako has been the subject of discussion ever since the 2020/2021 league ended with speculation surrounding his future.
Several reports indicated that Hearts of Oak were interested in the midfielder as they tried to beef up their squad for the CAF Champions League.
The post on Twitter can only confirm that the two clubs have come to an agreement on the deal which will see the captain of Great Olympics join their neighbours Hearts.
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According to JoySports journalist Owuraku Ampofo, the midfielder will be on the books of the Phobians for two years and will be handed the number seven shirt.
The 31-year old Awako contributed to 22 goals in 43 games for Oly Dade scoring 10 times and providing a further 12 assists.
Awako has also made his mark in Africa winning the Champions League with Congolese club TP Mazembe in 2015, the Confederation Cup in 2016 and the CAF Super Cup in 2016 as well.
Awako wants to join Hearts
Captain of Accra Great Olympics Gladson Awako says he is ever ready to join cross town rivals Accra Hearts of Oak.
Awako was a toast of fans in the just ended Ghana Premier League after putting in some dazzling performances for Great Olympics.
The 30-year-old responded to the rumours of interest in him by Champions Accra Hearts of Oak on Atinka Fm.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghana Premier League champions, Accra Hearts of Oak have set a marker for their campaign in the CAF Champions League by signing striker Kofi Kordzi.
It is reported that the 26-year old has signed a three-year contract with the Phobians after completing his medicals earlier this week according to sports journalist Shaban Mohammed.
Kordzi returns to Hearts on a free transfer after his contract with Qatari club Muaither SC was mutually ended.