OFFICIAL: Ghana’s Ernest Asante Joins Al Jazira FC

Ghana and FC Nordsjælland forward Ernest Asante officially completed his move to Al Jazira.

Asante caught the eyes the of the Asian side following a superb display for  FC Nordsjælland.

The 29-year-old joined the Danish side from Norwegian side Stabæk and swiftly became an instant hit – scoring five in 30 games.

Asante kept up his scintillating display last term as he finished the campaign with 16 goals in 36 appearances to help the Wild Tigers qualified for the UEFA Europa League playoffs.

On Wednesday, FC Nordsjælland sports director Carsten Jensen confirmed that they have transferred the Ghanaian to UAE-based side Al Jazira ahead of the upcoming.

“Ernest has had a unique opportunity for a good change for him and as we have a good deal at the same time, we will not stand in the way of his desire to try this.”

“Ernest has been an incredibly strong weapon on the pitch with his amazing speed, many goals and assist to follow. In addition, he has been a focal point for more in the squad, and we would like to thank him for his efforts in FCN,” says CV.


By Daniel David Quartey @QuarteyDavid on Twitter