Frank Acheampong reflects on his remarkable season in China

By Michael Duah
Frank Acheampong reflects on his remarkable season in China
Frank Acheampong reflects on his remarkable season in China

Ghanaian midfielder Frank Acheampong has reflected on what he describes as a successful season in the Chinese Super League with Tianjin Teda FC.

Acheampong scored a historic seventeen goals (17) in the just-ended Chinese Super League season.

The 25-year old is elated and hopes to build on this feat going into next season's Chinese Super League after placing 14 in a 16 team league.

"We the effort we put in and by Gods grace everything went as we expected and I am happy for a remarkable season," he said

"We were going down but thank God we survived and I must say that it was an amazing season.

"A very memorable season for us and me as well and I just have to thank the fans for their support"

Acheampong joined the Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda on a six-month loan deal from Belgian giants Anderlecht in July 2017 and netted 4 goals in 12 appearances in his debut season which secured Tianjin Teda's stay in the top flight for the next season.

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The former Brekum Chelsea forward then signed a permanent contract in November 2017 to keep him in China and have since established himself as a key member in the team.

Acheampong becomes the third top scoring African player in the 2018/2019 Chinese Super League with Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo scoring 21 goals and DR Congo's Cedric Bakambu with 19.