Date: 13th April 2016 at 3:08pm
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Two years ago, Akwasi Asante left Birmingham City after making just one solitary appearance for the club as he struggled to break into the first team, with injuries hindering his progress.

He joined Solihull Moors in the Vanarama National League North back in the summer of last year and hasn’t looked back since.

Moors, managed by ex-Blues youngster Marcus Bignot, sealed promotion to the National League as champions last night to cap a remarkable season for the club and Asante.

They have stormed ahead at the top of the league as the season has progressed and North Ferriby`s defeat last night confirmed the inevitable.

Their 13 point lead at the top of the table shows that they have been by far and wide the best team in the division with Asante being key to their success.

His 17 league goals have been crucial to the teams progression and they can rely on Asante to be the man to put the ball in the back of the net.

The clear quality in which he plays with on the pitch is a joy for all to see as he looks to have finally found somewhere he can call home.

At times, playing in the National League North has looked like a walk in the park for Asante and there is no doubt that he can push on to bigger things.

Making the step up into the National League will now be the test for Asante and his teammates where they will sit just one division away from the Football League next season.

It is an incredible achievement for a club with such limited finances to reach the fifth tier of English football in such a short space of time.

Many Blues fans go and watch The Moors when Gary Rowett`s side are out of action and their success has helped put Solihull on the map.

A huge congratulations goes out to everyone involved at Solihull Moors FC. They can now look forward to facing the likes of Tranmere, Wrexham and Torquay following this historic campaign.

 
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