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Ghanaian goalkeeper Joseph Anang leaves West Ham United after seven-years

Ghanaian goalkeeper, Joseph Anang is leaving West Ham Uncited following the expiration of his contract.

Anang will leave the Hammers as a free agent as his contract is due to expire at the end of June 2024.

The Ghana-born England youth departs after seven years at East London, where he won the UEFA Europa Conference League with the Hammers.

Despite making the matchday squad on numerous occasions, Anang failed to make an appearance for the Hammers in the just ended Premier League campaign.

Anang’s lack of game time at West Ham is because of the availability of experienced Areola Apphonse of France, who if the club’s first choice and Lukasz Fabianski.

He faced a stiffer competition in his postion and was largely playing a third-choice goalkeeper.

Meanwhile, during his seven-year spell, the 23-year-old spent time on loan at EFL clubs Stevenage and Derby County and starred for Irish side St Patrick’s Athletic in the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifying rounds in 2022.

Anang is expected to find a new club ahead of the 2024/25 season.

The Ghanaian-English shot-stopper remains eligible to play for the Black Stars.

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