Footballghana.com can exclusively report that Ghanaian international Thomas Partey has successfully purchased Spanish third division club Alcobendas Sport.
The Atletico Madrid midfield enforcer looks to have an interest in football administration and has decided to own a club. He has therefore joined heads with some three Spanish advisers to buy the lower division club.
The team of partners has now completed the takeover of the club based in the capital city of Madrid.
With the agreement which was reached back in July, all partners will have an equal share in the club playing in the third division of the Spanish football system with the mission of gaining promotion by scouting some of the best young players in Spain.
Speaking to Ghanasoccernet.com on the back of his new feat, Thomas Teye Partey shared, “I have joined three of my advisers who are also my good friends for us to takeover Alcobendas Sport to make it one of the great clubs in Spain”.
“It is an ambitious project but we have put together our plans of making it a success through a gradual process of growing Alcobendas Sport from the ground-up”.
Highly experienced Coach Javi Banos has been recruited to take charge of the club as they begin a new phase under different owners.
Alcobendas Sport is a Spanish football club based in Alcobendas, in the autonomous community of Madrid.
Founded in 1995 it plays in Tercera División – Group 7, holding home games at Polideportivo Luis Aragonés, which has a capacity of 3,000 spectators.
The club was founded as Soto de la Moraleja, Alcobendas first reached the fourth division in 2006–07, finishing in fourteenth position.
Changing its name to Soto Alcobendas Club de Fútbol in 2006, the team was again renamed the following year, to Alcobendas Sport, with the intention to cover the entire city.
In 1970, another club in the city was founded, Alcobendas CF. It also competed in the same divisions.