Thursday 25th August, 2016
Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, Aug 25, GNA –
Talented teenage striker Gabriel Darko, has signed a two year deal with
Albanian second-tier side Dinamo FC.
Young Darko caught
the attention of European scouts after his impressive outing in the just ended
annual invitational tournament in Anfield, Liverpool, which was organized by
Standard Chartered Bank.
Darko, who played
for the Ghana Under-17 team, caught the attention of scouts with his impressive
goal scoring rate after he scored eight goals in five games to catch the
attention of the Albanian club.
According to his
Manager, the young Ghanaian talented forward was sort after by many scouts but
had to settle for the Albanian club to continue with his development.
Darko who dropped
out of the Ghana U17 team in 2011 due to injury was also part of the Ghana U20
team in 2014, and scored twice in a friendly game.
Darko is well
remembered for his impressive outing in a premier league game between Accra
Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko, where he featured for the phobias, who
were then under the tutelage of coach David Duncan.
attacker is also well remembered for missing a glorious opportunity that could
have given Hearts the lead.