Daniel Afriyie Barnieh has bid farewell to Accra Hearts of Oak, marking the end of his of his two-year stint with the Ghanaian giants.
BARNIEH’S FAREWELL TO THE RAINBOWS
“It has absolutely been an incredibly wonderful and beautiful journey with Accra Hearts of Oak.
“It would be impossible for me to express in this text all the feelings that I have been experiencing over the last weeks but to sum it up, I would like to say I am the happiest player in the world having been a part of this unique club for the last three seasons.
“I have reflected on a lot and I know that the time has come for a new cycle and challenge in my career. My time as an Oak family player has just ended.
“I have feelings of colossal gratitude for this club. This is to say thank you. It’s been an honour playing for this great club.
“Thank you infinitely to the Board Chairman of the Club Togbe Afede XIV, and the Board Members for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this extraordinary family.
“To the Coaches and teammates I worked with who have played a massive role in my development, to the fans who have tirelessly supported me since the first day I wore our marvelous jersey and to everyone involved in the success of Accra Hearts of Oak, my appreciation, gratitude and respect for you couldn’t be greater.
“I have been successful in everything I ever wanted to accomplish domestically as a player.
“Winning the Ghana Premier League title, two FA Cup trophies, the Super Cup and the President Cup as well with this club are some of the amazing memories and special moments that would stay forever in my heart.
“Thank You Accra Hearts of Oak and good luck for the future.
“You will forever remain a Home to me. Long live Accra Hearts of Oak. PHOBIAAA!!!”
The youngster joined Accra Hearts of Oak from Madina-based Republicans in 2020 and became one of their key members, playing a major role in their FA Cup title wins as well as the Ghana Premier League triumph two seasons ago. His brilliant track record and decisive goals were underrahighlighted
On 3 January 2023, he officially joined Swiss side Zürich for an undisclosed fee, signing a contract until June 2026 with the club. He is expected to leave Ghana in the coming days to his new club.