Ghana Ghana FA Congratulates Attamah For Winning Promotion With Karagumruk

Ghana Football Association(GFA) has congratulated Black Stars defender Joseph Attamah Larweh for winning promotion with Turkish second decision side, Fatih Karagumruk.

Attamah terminated his contract with Turkish Super Lig side Rizespor and joined Karagumruk in the second division.

The 26 year- old went on to become part of Karagumruk squad who made history by gaining promotion to Turkey top-flight after 36 years.

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Attamah played for 90 minutes and even scored his spot kick as Karagumruk defeated Adana Demirspor 6-5 on penalty to win the promotion.

GFA in a congratulatory message to Attamah, wished him the best in the top flight league next season.

The message reads;

“Congratulations to @AttamahJoseph on gaining promotion to the Turkish Superlig with your club side @karagumruk_sk 🙌🏾.

“Wish you all the best in the top flight next season.”

The defender immediately responded to the message by thanking GFA for the recognition.

He wrote: 

“Thanks for the recognition am grateful.”

Born in Ghana, Attamah started his career with local side Tema Youth where he played at least 15 Ghana Premier League matches without goal.

 On August 2014 he moved abroad for the first time joining Turkish First Division side Adana Demirspor.

Attamah currently plays for the Ghana national team

He played in the Turkey 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, scoring one goal.

 During the Under 20 world cup in Turkey, he was scouted by some agents who represent Adana Demirspor. They then signed him in 2014.

In 2016, he was transferred to İstanbul Başakşehir a Turkish club. On 25 January 2020 he was transferred to Fatih Karagümrük’te after he terminated his contract with İstanbul Başakşehir.

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