Former Inter And AC Milan Star Joins Ghana Premier League Giants

Former Inter And AC Milan Star Joins Ghana Premier League Giants

Lukman Mumuni
January 30, 2022 at 5:13 PM
  • Sulley Aliu Muntari has reportedly joined Ghana Premier League giants Accra Hearts of Oak after almost two years without a club
  • The 2010 UEFA Champions League winner has agreed a one-year-deal with the Ghana Premier League champions
  • The 37-year-old who last played for Spanish side Albacete Balompie has been training with the club for sometime now

Ghana legend, Sulley Aliu Muntari, has reportedly signed for Ghanaian champions, Accra Hearts of Oak, after almost two year since he last played competitively.

The 37-year-old, who has been training with the club for sometime now, agreed a one-year deal with the Phobians, and will join the club till the rest of the season.

According reports, Muntari will immediately join the Rainbow club as he relaunches his career in Ghana.

Sulley Muntari celebrating UCL win with Inter Milan. SOURCE: Twitter/ 
Sulley Muntari has agreed to join Hearts of Oak. SOURCE: Twitter/ @Quadwo_Yeboah
Source: Twitter

Muntari last played in Spain for lower tier side Albacete Balompie before returning to Ghana, where he came close to signing for Hearts but the deal fell through.

He has since been inactive, however, the deal is seen as a major boost for local football in Ghana as he becomes the latest high profile player after Asamoah Gyan to join the Ghanaian topflight.

Sulley Muntari had a stellar career in Europe, having played for Udinese, Portsmouth, AC Milan and Inter Milan. He was several trophies including the 2010 UEFA Champions League.

The 2008 English FA Cup winner had a good international career with Ghana, playing in all three World Cups with the Black Stars. He made 84 appearances and scored 20 goals for the national team.

He scored two goals at the FIFA World Cup, one against Czech in the 2006 tournament in Germany, and a belter against Uruguay in the quarter finals in South Africa.

Sulley Muntari spotted training with Ebusua Dwarfs star Jindo Morishita

Earlier, reported that, former Ghana international, Sulley Aliu Muntari, has been spotted training with Ebusua Dwarfs' Japanese striker Jindo Morishita.

The former Portsmouth and Inter Milan star is yet to announce his retirement from the game despite being inactive for three years.

In a photo posted on Twitter, sighted by, the 37-year-old shared a moment with Morishita, who is preparing for the new season.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.
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