Red Bull Ghana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Red Bull Ghana
RedBullGhana.png
Full nameRed Bull Ghana
Nickname(s)Red Bulls
Founded2008
Dissolved2014
GroundRed Bull Academy Stadium
Sogakope, South Tongu District, Ghana
Capacity1,000
OwnerAustria Red Bull GmbH
ChairmanAustria Stefan Kozak
ManagerNetherlands Sipke Hulshoff
LeagueDivision One League Zone 3B

Red Bull Ghana was a Ghanaian professional football club and academy located in Sogakope, South Tongu District, Ghana, which was founded in 2008 and abolished in 2014. The club was owned by Red Bull, and last played in Division One League Zone 3B.

History[edit]

Founded in 2008, the academy associated with the team has gone on to produce coaches and players alike. The team reached the second highest league in Ghana in 2009.[1] Red Bull Ghana was relegated to Division Two in 2013. In August 2014 Red Bull abolished the academy and the club and it was merged with Feyenoord Academy to West African Football Academy.[2]

Red Bull Ghana U17s lost 2–3 on penalties in the final of an International Tournament in Croix, France.

Head coaches[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fürweger, Wolfgang (12 October 2016). "Die Red Bull Story: Der unglaubliche Erfolg des Dietrich Mateschitz". Carl Ueberreuter Verlag GmbH. Retrieved 17 January 2019 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Gomoa Fetteh Feyenoord now WAFA SC". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 17 January 2019.