Frank Acheampong signs for Tianjin Teda on permanent deal

By Mutala Yakubu
Frank Acheampong

Ghanaian winger Frank Acheampong has joined Chinese club Tianjin Teda on a long-term deal.

The 24-year old Ghana International initially joined the club on a six months loan deal from Anderlecht.

The Belgium club announced on their website the Ghanaian has now signed a long-term deal with Tianjin Teda.

"Chinese club Tianjin Teda have decided to exercise the option in the contract of Frank Acheampong," Anderlecht announced via their official website.

"The fast Ghanaian midfielder is finally transferred to the Chinese club.

"The ever-smiling Acheampong has already loaned to the club this summer. Tianjin Teda succeeded, partly thanks to Franky, to keep playing in the first division."

After leaving Ghana, Acheampong played for Thai side Buriram United before joining Anderlecht in 2013.

He made 165 appearances for the Purple and White, scoring 22 times and contributing 21 assists.

He was instrumental as the side lifted the Belgian topflight in 2013, 2014 and 2017.