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Former Ghana defender Harrison Afful named Vice President of US club Stars FC

Harrison Afful, a former right-back for Ghana, has joined Stars FC, a recently established American soccer team.

The seasoned MLS defender has joined the youth football team’s training staff as well as been named Vice President.

“Harrison will be joining us as Club Vice President and also as a part of our coaching staff. Harrison brings many years of professional experience to the club. He has played in the MLS for 8 years with both Charlotte FC and Columbus Crew,” wrote the club on Instagram.

Former Ghana defender Harrison Afful named Vice President of US club Stars FCFormer Ghana defender Harrison Afful named Vice President of US club Stars FC

“He won the MLS Cup with the Columbus Crew in 2020, was named Columbus Crew Defender of the Year in 2015, Was part of the Ghana National Team that placed 3rd in the African Cup of Nations in 2008, 2010, and 2015, captained Ghana in a friendly vs Congo, and created an assist that led to a draw in the 2014 World Cup vs Germany.

“We are very excited to have Harrison as a part of the Stars family and look forward to seeing him spread his knowledge of the game in our area.”

The ex-Asante Kotoko player seems to be preparing for life after football as decision to call time on his career becomes imminent.

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