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Kwame Peprah Remains With Orlando Pirates for New Season in Bid to Secure Spot in Ghana’s World Cup Team
- Orlando Pirates will have Kwame Peprah as part of the team for the upcoming season despite interest from abroad
- Kwame Peprah is hoping to secure a place at the World Cup in Qatar in November with the Ghanaian national team
- Teams in Africa and Europe have shown interest in signing Kwame Peprah but Orlando Pirates won't part with the player
Kwame Peprah will remain an Orlando Pirates player for the upcoming season.
The Ghanaian striker opted to remain with the Buccaneers, despite receiving interest from other sides both in Africa and in Europe.
Kick Off reported that Libya’s Al Ahli Tripoli have been making the most attempts to sign Peprah, but that Pirates have also received interest for the player from clubs in Egypt, Sweden, Belgium, Greece, and Austria.
The publication reported that Peprah is keen to earn a place in Ghana’s World Cup squad and believes that staying with Pirates will give him the best chance to do just that.
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The World Cup starts in November, and Ghana have been drawn into the same group as Portugal, Uruguay, and South Korea.
Pirates have strengthened their attacking department during the off-season, bringing in both Evidence Makgopa and Bienvenu Eva Nga. Peprah will therefore have to operate at a high level to maintain his place in the team.
Peprah joined Pirates at the beginning of the previous season and has scored 9 goals in all competitions for the club during that time, TransferMarkt confirmed.
Orlando Pirates place an R8 million price tag on Ghanaian striker Kwame Peprah as interest mounts in the player
Orlando Pirates could be parting ways with another striker following the departure of Hellings Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango.’
The Buccaneers have now put a price tag on Ghana’s Kwame Peprah as numerous clubs are rumoured to be interested in the star.
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The 21-year-old joined the Buccaneers from King Faisal FC in the Ghana Premier League last year. The player only cost the Sowetan side R2,3 million.
Kwame Peprah nominated for a top award in South Africa
Sports Brief earlier reported that Ghanaian forward Kwame Peprah has been nominated for the Young Player of the Season in South Africa's top flight.
The 20-year-old has impressed in his maiden season for Orlando Pirates, scoring five goals in 21 games for the Pirates.
Peprah will compete for the award against Athenkosi Mcaba of Stellenbosch FC and SuperSport United star Luke Fleurs.