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By El-Amisty Nobo

Former Berekum Chelsea playmaker – Solomon Asante has said that he is not too anxious to return to the senior national soccer team of Ghana [Black Stars] in spite of the giant strides he’s making in the USL Championship with Phoenix Rising Football Club.

The pacey winger has made an astronomical impacts in the USL Championship since joining Phoenix Rising FC in 2018 from TP Mazembe.

Asante has scored 40 goals and provided 33 assists in 77 matches, but speaking in an interview with Asempa [94.7] FM this morning, the midfielder said he is sure coach C.K Akonnor will give him a call up at the appropriate time.

“As a player I only have to concentrate on my performance at club level and keep improving and I know the coach will call me when the time is due,” he said.

“Ghana is blessed with so many talents including myself. The coach has been going on scouting duties so I know he’s monitoring every Ghanaian player, but as a player I think concentration is the most important.”

The 2019 USL Championship Most Valuable Player, and Golden Boot winner also shared his delight in his contribution to Phoenix Rising FC’s 5-2 demolition of New Mexico United on Saturday.

“I am very happy because this is the first time we [PRFC] have been able to beat them and looking at how we had to come from a goal down to wrestle for the win calls for celebration,” he noted.

The Ghanaian midfielder did not score in their game against New Mexico, but his over all contribution came in handy having provided two assists.

Solomon Asante was adjudged the Phoenix Rising FC Most Valuable Player [Fans Choice] and also won Golden Boot, Goal of the season, Assist of the year, Players Player of the year in his first season with the club.

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