Italian Giants Juventus Set to Build Academy in Ghana in Partnership with Kwadwo Asamoah

Italian Giants Juventus Set to Build Academy in Ghana in Partnership with Kwadwo Asamoah

Lukman Mumuni
updated at October 25, 2023 at 10:48 AM
  • Juventus are set to build an academy in Ghana
  • The Italian giants will partner with their former player, Kwadwo Asamoah
  • Asamoah spent six years playing for the Italian club

Italian club Juventus are set to establish a football academy in Ghana.

The Italian giants will partner with their former midfielder, Kwadwo Asamoah, in building an academy in the West African nation.

The developmental school will be the latest by the club on the continent following different establishments in Tunisia, Tanzania, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa.

Kwadwo Asamoah, Ghana, Juventus, Italy
Kwadwo Asamoah celebrating his fourth Italian Serie A title. Credit: @Juventus @Asabob20
Source: Twitter

The Italian consul in Ghana posted on social media, confirming the club's interest in football development in Ghana.

"I’m glad to announce to you all ….," wrote consul Ghana on X, former known as Twitter.

The Italian club boast over 50 academies vested in the development of young talents across the globe.

Asamoah, who spent six years at Juventus, retired from football in 2022 to begin work as an intermediary. He won six Serie A titles and was part of the team that reached the finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2014/15 and 2016/17.

He also won four Coppa Italias and two Super Coppa Italias with the Turin club, according to Transfermarkt2000s.

Juventus dominated the Italian league during the early nineties and the 2000s.

Kwadwo Asamoah retires from football

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Asamoah retired from football and became a football agent.

The 33-year-old enjoyed an illustrious career in Italy, where he played for Udinese, Juventus, Inter Milan, and Cagliari.

In a post on social media by his agent, Federico Pastorello, it was disclosed that the multiple Serie A winner has decided to become a player's representative.

Kwadwo Asamoah on retirement

Sports Brief also reported that Asamoah revealed that not winning the Africa Cup of Nations remains one of his regrets after an illustrious football career.

The 33-year-old retired from the game after two decades plying his trade in Italy.

Asamoah, who won several trophies with Juventus, did not hide his disappointment at not replicating his club success with the Black Stars. Asamoah was a key figure as Ghana reached the final of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.

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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.