Asaga, Agyemang join Spanish youth side Atletico Zabal

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Jamil Maraby (middle) in a photograph with the players

Two Ghanaian youngsters, Moses Asaga Junior and Malakai Agyemang of Fankobaa United FC have joined Spanish youth side, Atletico Zabal after the two clubs reached an agreement for their transfer.

While Moses, 17, is a promising left footed midfielder who can play orthodox left wing and unorthodox right wing, Malaki, also 17, is a speedster who plays on the right wing and has proven to be a player to watch with his right foot and great aerial ability.

A statement released by the Fankobaa United read: “Atletico Zabal put in a bid for their services and took them into their fold. The two players arrived in Spain last week and have already have been unveiled at the club.”

“Malakai is the son of Nana Kwaku Agyemang, a coach and sports analyst while Moses Asaga Jnr is son of Mr Moses Asaga, a prominent Member of Parliament for Nabdam in the Upper East Region of Ghana,” the statement added.

The president of the club, Jamil Maraby expressed delighted with the latest developments and extolled the playing qualities of the players.

He said Moses has all the qualities of a player destined for greatness and if he continued in the same vein he will certainly represent Ghana in the not so distant future.

Meanwhile, the Fankobaa United Football Academy has signed a Collaboration Agreement with the Morgan International School based in Agona in the Central Region.  

The collaboration Agreement will see the Fankobaa United coordinate all the sporting disciplines of the school taking charge of their swimming, tennis, volleyball, basketball and football activities.

The two institutions will also merge their pupils for various sporting activities and endeavor to establish within the school a curriculum supporting sports education as an integral part of the Morgan International School Syllabus. 

“We intend to run Level 1 & 2 Coaching Courses, Referee Courses, Diet & Nutrition Courses amongst many others not only for the students but for the sporting fraternity at large” said the Fankobaa United Academy Director of Sports, Nana Kwaku Agyemang, after signing the agreement. 

For his part, Head of the school, Mr Opoku Boakye-Yiadom said “this provides a unique opportunity to combine education with sports in an established and reputable International School. “We are very excited with the prospect of not only developing footballers but educated footballers.”