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Former Ghana Defender John Painstil Praises Hearts of Oak's Signing of Sulley Muntari
- John Painstil believes Hearts of Oak's signing of former teammate Sulley Muntari is a huge plus for the club
- The former Ghana defender is confident Sulley Muntari will excel at Accra Hearts of Oak despite returning to football after two years
- The former Inter Milan and AC Milan star joined Hearts of Oak on a one-year deal after last playing for Albacete in Spain
John Painstil has lauded Ghana Premier League champions, Hearts of Oak, for signing former teammate Sulley Muntari in the transfer window.
Sulley Muntari joined the Phobians on a one-year deal after ending his two-year stay at home without a club.
In an interview with Joy Sports, the former Leicester City right-back stated Muntari's experience will be valuable to the young players.
“I have confidence in Muntari coming in to play for Hearts. It’s amazing I wish him all the best and I can’t wait to see him on the field,” Paintsil said.
“All the Hearts of Oak players will look up to him and they’ll be expecting his leadership quality that will help them and of course, he is going to be at his teammates.
“Muntari is a leader and he is someone who doesn’t like defeat and the Hearts players have to understand that sometimes when they see him shouting and pushing them, they shouldn’t take it to heart."
Sulley Muntari joins Ghana Premier League side Hearts of Oak
The legendary Ghanaian midfielder penned a one-year deal with the 2000 CAF Champions League winners.
In a lovely video to announce his arrival, the Phobians went back to pick one of his best goals which came in the game against Uruguay at the 2010 World Cup.
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Stephen Appiah welcomes Sulley Muntari
Stephen Appiah, the first captain to lead Ghana to the World Cup, has sent a welcoming message to former Black Stars teammate Sulley Muntari after he joined Hearts of Oak.
The ex-Juventus star is delighted to see the powerful midfielder join his former team, which he describes as the greatest club in the world.
Appiah took to Twitter to express his joy as well as congratulate Sulley Muntari for his decision to return to the Ghana Premier League.