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Ransford Osei retires from football at age 30

Former Ghana Youth star Ransford Osei has announced his retirement from football at age 30.

Osei announced his retirement in an interview in Germany with German based journalist.

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The 30-year old begun his career at Kesben FC in Ghana from 2005 – 2008. He had spells with other clubs until he joined Asante Kotoko in the 2012/2013 season where he scored 3 goals in 19 appearances.

He moved to South African side Polokwane City in 2015 and exited in 2016.

The striker last joined Lithuania club Palanga in 2018 where he made 3 appearances.

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Osei got the recognition at the  2009 U-20 African Cup of Nations and World Cup where he contributed greatly to the winning of the trophies.

He bagged the golden boot in the 2007 Africa U-17 Championship and 2009 Africa Youth Championship. He also won the silver boot the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup

He was recognized by World Soccer Magazine as one of the 50 Most Exciting Teenagers on the Planet in their November 2007 Issue.

Ransford Osei made 2 appearances for the Black Stars in the 2010 African Cup of Nations.

 

 

 

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