Frank Acheampong becomes Tianjin Teda's first Ghanaian captain
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Frank Acheampong becomes Tianjin Teda's first Ghanaian captain

Ghana international Frank Acheampong has been officially handed the captain's armband by Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda, Ghanasoccernet confirmed.

Acheampong who becomes the first Ghanaian player to captain a Chinese club joined the club in the summer of 2017 on a permanent basis following a successful loan spell.

“I’m particularly honoured to be made captain of this great club, it has come at a very challenging time where the club is struggling very early in the season," he said.

"I hope that with a collective effort we can turn around our season”.

The 26-year-old has since made 56 appearances for Tianjin Teda, registering 43 goals and 17 assists since his debut back in 2017.

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