Legon Cities FC

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Legon Cities
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Full nameLegon Cities Football Club
Nickname(s)The Royals
Founded2006; 16 years ago (2006)
GroundEl Wak
Capacity7,000
ChairmanRichard K. Atikpo
ManagerMaxwell Konadu
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]

Former players[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

Honours[edit]

Sponsorships[edit]

In May 2022, the partnership between Legon Cities football club and bookmaker 1xBet was announced.

According to the terms of the signed agreement, the betting company became the title sponsor of The Royals until 2023.

For 1xBet, this is the first experience going into a cooperation with a club from the Ghanaian Premier League.

Current squad[edit]

As of 14 October, 2022

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 Alex Aso
4 DF Ghana GHA Suleman Mohammed
5 DF Ghana GHA Mohammed Issaka
6 DF Ghana GHA Nicholas Mensah
7 MF Ghana GHA Augustine Dosu
8 FW Ghana GHA Croster Obour Adu
9 FW Ghana GHA Samuel Armah
10 MF Ghana GHA Jonah Attuquaye
11 FW Ghana GHA Hashim Ali
13 GK Ghana GHA Vincent Anane
14 FW Ghana GHA Osman Amadu
17 MF Ghana GHA Andrews Ntim
18 DF Ghana GHA Michael Ampadu
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 FW Ghana GHA Rahman Abdul
20 DF Ghana GHA Nathaniel Akwa
21 FW Ghana GHA Asamoah Afriyie
24 MF Ghana GHA Nii Gyashie Bortey Acquaye
25 DF Ghana GHA Samuel Okai
27 MF Ghana GHA Nasiru Moro
29 MF Ghana GHA Joseph Mereku
30 GK Ghana GHA Sylvester Sackey
31 DF Ghana GHA Mohammed Rashid
33 MF Ghana GHA Michel Otou
35 DF Ghana GHA Patrick Yeboah
66 MF Ghana GHA Tetteh Nortey
77 FW Ghana GHA Kofi Kordzi
99 DF Ghana GHA Eric Osei Bonsu

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wa All Stars Declared Champions After Aduana Stars Scalp | Oil City Sport News". Archived from the original on 2018-03-15. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
  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. ^ "Η Γκάνα έχει τον δικό της Παπαδόπουλο και είναι ποδοσφαιριστής". gazzetta.gr.
  4. ^ "Legon Cities FC - Soccer - Team Profile - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics - Global Sports Archive". globalsportsarchive.com. Retrieved 2021-03-13.
  5. ^ "The ultimate 18-team Ghana Premier League season guide 2020/21 - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 2021-03-13.

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