Egyptian side Eastern Company signs ex-Hearts of Oak midfielder Benjamin Afutu


Sports News of Thursday, 7 October 2021


Former Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder, Benjamin Afutu Kotey Former Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder, Benjamin Afutu Kotey

Newly-promoted Egyptian Premier League (EPL) side, Eastern Company SC, have completed the signing of former Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder, Benjamin Afutu Kotey, according to Ghanasportspage.

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Afutu joins the club on a three-year deal after successful negotiations.

The 24-year-old held his first training session with the Eastern Company on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

He has been without a club since parting ways with Accra Hearts of Oak following the expiration of his contract.

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Hearts tried several times to extend the contract of Afutu but to no avail due to a disagreement over a clause.

Afutu was one of the standout players for the Phobians, who won the domestic double last season, thus the Ghana Premier League and the MTN FA Cup titles.

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The midfielder made 29 appearances across all competitions, scoring five goals for the Accra-based side.

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