Hearts of Oak Part Ways With Goalkeeper Philemon Maccarthy

Ghana Premier League side Accra Hearts of Oak says it is parting company with long-serving goalkeeper Philemon Maccarthy by mutual consent.

The former Ghana League champions have indicated that Maccarthy will not be part of the club’s plans for next season and have therefore decided against renewing his contract which ended weeks ago.

“For Maccarthy, we can confirm that the club has decided to part ways with and we have blessed him to find a club” Hearts PRO Muheed Saeed told Angel FM

Maccarthy, 31, began his career with Golden Boys Academy before joining the Feyenoord Academy in 2005. In 2008,he left Feyenoord Academy to join Accra Hearts of Oak SC.

He was a key member of the Accra Hearts of Oak team that won the league in the 2008/9 season. McCarthy is in his second spell with the Club but he has been afflicted with niggling injuries since his return.

Reports in the local media indicate that the Kpando based club Heart of Lions have made contacts with the former Black Stars goalkeeper.

Maccarthy holds two national caps for Ghana. McCarthy was player in the squad for the African Nations Cup 2006,[3] and return for the 2010 African Cup of Nations.