Legon Cities FC

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Legon Cities
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Full nameLegon Cities Football Club
Nickname(s)The Royals
Founded2006; 15 years ago (2006)
GroundAccra Sports Stadium
Capacity40,000
ChairmanRichard K. Atikpo
ManagerBashir Hayford
LeagueGhana Premier League
Current season

Legon Cities FC (formerly known as Wa All Stars FC) is a football club from Ghana currently based in Accra, Greater Accra. The club won the 2016 Ghanaian Premier League.[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded in January 2006 through investments by Kwesi Nyantakyi in Wa, Ghana. There had been a number of First Division Clubs in the region notably Freedom Stars, Veterans and Wa United. They are a member of the Ghana Premier League. The club used to play their home games at Wa Sports Stadium formerly played in the Golden City Park in Berekum but now plays their home games at the Accra Sports Stadium.

In December 2019, the club was sold and renamed to Legon Cities F.C.[2]

Coaches[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

Honours[edit]

Ghana Premier League

Current squad[edit]

As of 12 March 2021

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Ghana GHA Winfred Honu
2 MF Ghana GHA Karim Jabilla
3 FW Ghana GHA Asamoah Gyan
4 DF Ghana GHA Suleman Mohammed
5 DF Ghana GHA Michael Ampadu
6 DF Ghana GHA Nicholas Mensah
7 DF Ghana GHA Yusif Fadili
8 MF Ghana GHA Abdul Nafiw Iddrisu
9 FW Ghana GHA Raphael Ocloo
10 MF Ghana GHA Jonah Attuquaye
11 FW Ghana GHA Yakubu Mohammed
12 GK Ghana GHA Fatau Dauda
13 GK Ghana GHA Vincent Anane
14 MF Ghana GHA Elvis Opoku
15 MF Ghana GHA Benjamin Adjei
16 MF Ghana GHA Mathew Anim Cudjoe
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF Ghana GHA Francis Addo
18 FW Ghana GHA Cephas Doku
19 DF Ghana GHA Jonas Anaya
20 DF Ghana GHA Nathaniel Akwa
21 MF Ghana GHA Baba Mahama
22 MF Ghana GHA David Cudjoe
23 MF Ghana GHA Foster Ali Braimah
24 DF Ghana GHA Romeo Oppong
25 MF Ghana GHA Joseph Mireku
26 DF Ghana GHA Vincent Adu Gyamfi
27 MF Ghana GHA Nasiru Moro
28 DF Ghana GHA Joseph Adjei
29 MF Ghana GHA Nicholas Gyan
30 GK Ghana GHA Sylvester Sackey
34 DF Ghana GHA Justice Anane
39 FW Ghana GHA Hans Kwofie

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-03-15. Retrieved 2018-03-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Wa All Stars renamed to Legon Cities FC ahead of 2019-20 Ghana Premier League | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Archived from the original on 2019-12-28. Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  3. ^ "Legon Cities FC - Soccer - Team Profile - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics - Global Sports Archive". globalsportsarchive.com. Retrieved 2021-03-13.
  4. ^ "The ultimate 18-team Ghana Premier League season guide 2020/21 - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 2021-03-13.

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