Ghana striker Ransford Osei joins Polokwane City

The former Porcupine Warriors star has joined The Rise and Shine outfit in South Africa

Polokwane City FC have signed former Asante Kotoko striker Ransford Osei in a three-year deal after weeks of negotiations.

Head coach Kostadin Papic lauded Osei’s talent after watching him at the training grounds, noting that the forward will be ready to play at the Peter Mokaba Sadium in a few weeks time after completing paper works.

“He is a promising player. There are a few things that he is working on at training and probably after three to four weeks he will be ready to start playing,” Papic told

The 24-year-old striker rose to fame in 2007 when he played an influential role in Ghana's participation at the World Under-17 tournament. He was also part of the Black Satellites side that became the first African team to win the Fifa World Youth Tournament in 2009 in Egypt .

Polokwane City lie sixth on the PSL log with 24 points and will face Ajax Cape Town on February 11 after the Africa Cup of Nations.