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Winful Cobbinah to Join Albanian Side KF Tirana


Accra Hearts of Oak have reached a contractual agreement with Albanian side, KF Tirana for the transfer of their midfielder and Black Stars ‘B’ player, Winful Cobbinah.

The Communications Manager of Hearts of Oak, Kwame Opare Addo in a statement said that successful negotiations has guaranteed the midfielder’s move from the Hearts of Oak to the Albanian giants.

According to the statement, the transfer of Cobbinah, 26, who is in his second stint at the club depends on him passing a medical when he travels to Tirana’s base in Albania.

The deal will be the second time this year that Cobbinah, MVP of the 2017 MTN FA Cup will be headed to a European club this year.

Manager Zé Maria expressed interest in the 26-year-old having monitored him in the Ghana Premier League last season.

The player helped Hearts of Oak to the finals of the MTN FA Cup where they lost to rivals Kotoko.

He had a two-year stint with Najran SC in Saudi Arabia before re-signing with the Phobians in March 2017.

In January this year, months after winning the WAFU Zone B trophy with the Black Stars B, he refuted allegations that he failed a medical at Danish club Viborg FF.

“Anyone who says I failed a medical test is a liar. I didn’t undergo any medical test since I got to Denmark. I have been training with Viborg FF,”- Winful Cobbinah said in an interview.

Read the full statement from the Heart’s of Oak Camp:

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