I will play in the Ghana league before I retire – Paintsil

Paintsil SadFormer international John Paintsil

Ghana international John Paintsil has reiterated his desire to play in the Ghana Premier League before hanging up his boots.

The 34-year-old played for Berekum Arsenals and Liberty Professionals before travelling to Israel- his first destination abroad.

Now with South African side Maritzburg United, the versatile defender has revealed he would love to return to the Ghana top-flight.

He said: “I will play in the Ghana Premier League before I retire from professional football.”

Paintsil played for West Ham United and Fulham in the English Premier League before an unsuccessful stint with Leicester City.