Kerala Blasters FC have completed the signing of Ghanaian striker Kwame Peprah on a two-year deal until 2025, the Indian Super League side announced on Sunday.
Peprah, who hails from Kumasi, Ghana, has experience competing in the first division divisions of Ghana, South Africa and Israel.
“Many thanks to the Club for giving me this opportunity. I am really happy to join this amazing Club and have the opportunity to compete in India. I’m looking forward to joining my teammates soon and starting the next season,” he said after joining the club.
The 22-year-old striker first made headlines with an impressive display for local club King Faisal FC in the Ghana Premier League. He scored 2 goals in 13 appearances in his first season in 2019.
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In a breakthrough 2020/21 season, Peprah scored 12 goals, becoming his club’s top scorer and second-highest scorer in the league. Perpah then moved to the Orlando Pirates in 2021, making an immediate impact.
He was named the Pirates Player of the Season and was also shortlisted for the DStv Premiership Young Player of the Season award after scoring seven goals in his first season.
Prior to joining the Blasters, Peprah spent time on loan with Maritzburg Utd. in DStv Premiership and with Hapoel Hadera in Ligat ha’Al.
“Kwame is an important addition to our squad. His physical characteristics and playing skills make him a great asset to our team. A young, versatile and quick-footed striker, I believe Kwame will be a constant threat to Hero ISL’s defense and help our team fight for the highest goals,” said Karolis Skinkys, Director. sports director Kerala Blasters, said.