George Owusu
BornGeorge Owusu
Occupation
  • Footballer.
Known forBeing part of the 1998 Dynamos Football Club team that reached the CAF Champions League Final

George Owusu is a Ghanaian footballer who is a former Dynamos Football Club player and was also part of the history making DeMbare side that played in the final of the African Champions league in 1998 and also the mini league stage of the 1999 CAF Champions League with the Glamour boys. He also played for CAPS United Football Club after his contract expired at Dynamos.[1]

Background

Owusu was born and raised in Ghana.

Career

George Owusu is said to have started his football career with Young Kotoko FC in 1993 before moving to join Fantomas a year later.[2] He had a brief stint with Hearts of Oak but he did not have a very good spell with the side. Owusu also played for Union Sports De Bafan in Cameroon and Hellenic FC in South Africa before moving to Harare to join Dynamos Football Club. He was a key player of the Dynamos setup scoring four goals in their champions league campaign.[2] In the 1998 champions league final that Owusu played, he is said to have missed a couple of golden opportunities though he scored one of the goals in the 81st minute, coupled with biased officiating, DeMbare lost the game. There were also allegations that Owusu had been paid money to deliberately miss chances costing DeMbare the match.

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References

  1. [1], Ghana Web, Published: 12 March, 2001, Accessed: 24 April, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 George Owusu eager to play for Stars, GhanaWeb, Published: June 17, 2001, Retrieved: March 2, 2015