Ransford Osei quits football aged 30

Former Ghana youth sensation Ransford Osei has announced his retirement from football at age 30.

The 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup winner announced his decision to quit football on Humble Ike’s YouTube channel from his base in Germany.

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Osei who was once named in the 50 most exciting young players in the world last played for Lithuanian club FK Palanga.

The former Ghana U-17 and U-20 player was tipped to be a global superstar after his superb displays at youth competitions in 2007 and 2009.

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But the ex-Asante Kotoko player failed to live up to expectations, becoming a globetrotter which ended up with him featuring for eleven clubs.

He was a Bronze Ball winner at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2007 in South Korea.

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Osei also helped Ghana to World Cup glory at the FIFA U-20 World in Egypt in 2009.

Source: citinewsroom


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