2022/23 GPL: Top five (5) transfer moves in the January window

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An end to what was has been an exciting and busy January transfer window for the 2022/23 betPawa Premier League.

Over 60 transfers were made by the 18 clubs in the league. Hearts of Oak, Great Olympics and Kotoku Royals made the most purchases with 6 players, while Accra Lions made the least with a single purchase.

Here, we look at the top five (5) transfers of the window;

1. Mohammed Alhassan

Surprisingly Mohammed Alhassan after mutually agreeing to part ways with Hearts of Oak signed for their bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko. The experience center-back joined the Porcupine Warriors on a one and a half – year deal, joining a long list of players to have played for the two clubs.

2. Christopher Netty

One of the best right-backs in the Ghana Premier League in recent years. Christopher Netty made a return to Great Olympics, a club where he first tasted topflight football on loan from Attram De Visser Academy in 2016. Netty after three seasons with Asante Kotoko left the team on a free transfer and resigned with Olympics. Per reports, he turned down an offer from Hearts of Oak.

3. Rashid Nortey

Another player who has been excellent since arriving on the scene in the Premier League. Rashid Nortey first arrived on the scene with Medeama in 2017. He spent four seasons at the club and become an household name in the Premier League. Rashid left Medeama in January this year and signed for Asante Kotoko on a two and a half-deal.

4. Stephen Amankona

Stephen Amankona returns to Berekum Chelsea, a place where he made his name. The winger played for Chelsea from 2016 to 2021 and was a success at the club. Amankona’s performances earned him a lucrative move to Asante Kotoko in 2021. Howbeit, he failed to impress at the club. The 22-year old returns to Chelsea on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.

5. Evans Osei Wusu

Not the biggest of names but Evans Osei Wusu has establish himself in the Ghanaian football circles following his exploits with Tema Youth in the Division One League and especially with the Black Galaxies in the qualifiers for the Championship of African Nations (CHAN). The winger joins Samartex on a permanent transfer after leaving Tema Youth last year.

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