Ghana’s Raphael Ohin Joins Canadian Side Valour FC
Ghanaian midfielder Raphael Ohin has made history by becoming the first Ghanaian to signed for Canadian top-flight side Valour FC. The Winnipeg-based club on Friday, January 11, confirmed that the talented Ghanaian footballer has joined the club by signing a multi-year contract.
The 23-year-old middleman joins Valour FC after playing three seasons with WSA Winnipeg of the (Professional Development League scoring five goals).
“Raphael has been consistently the top performer for the WSA Winnipeg franchise for the last few seasons,” said Valour FC Head Coach and General Manager Rob Gale. It’s a great addition for us he’s a terrific character and this will be a great challenge for him to progress into fulltime professional soccer.”
Before moving to Canada, Ohin played for academy teams in a number of different countries including Switzerland (2010-2011), Thailand (2012), Sweden (2013) and his home country of Ghana (2008-2010).