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Tema Youth to make $2.5 million from Joseph Paintsil transfer

By Mutala Yakubu
 Joseph Paintsil
Joseph Paintsil

Ghanaian division one side Tema Youth, will get $2.5 million from the sale of winger Joseph Paintsil to Belgian side Genk.

Genk have reached an agreement with Tema Youth over the sale of the industrious winger.

The 20-year-old, who played for Ghana's youth side, moves to the Belgian top-flight side on a four-year contract.

Joseph Paintsil is a player of Tema YouthThe winger, who spent last season on loan at Hungarian giants Ferencvaros, will have the option for another year at the Luminus Arena.

Genk beat off competition from several clubs in the English Premier League and German Bundesliga for the tricky winger.

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The amount of money comes as a massive for Tema Youth owner Wilfred Osei Palmer in what is one of the biggest transfers for a local club in Ghana.

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