Ex Ghanaian Players

Goalkeeper Osei Boateng Hangs His Gloves After Over A Decade


Veteran goalkeeper, Osei Boateng has called it quits from active soccer, www.ghanasoccernews.com can confirm.

The once agile goalkeeper has been seen it all in terms of local football and has kept the post for some top Clubs in Ghana like Heart of Lions, Asante Kotoko, Great Olympics, Bofoakwa Tano, King Faisal, among others.

According to the player who is currently the goalkeepers trainer for Ghana Football Division One League side Accra Lions FC. he decided to call it quits soon after his former Club, Great Olympics got relegated again.

“I have seen it all and done it all. There is nothing left for me anymore on the field apart from impacting my vast experience to the upcoming ones, and that is what I am doing right now with the folks here at Accra Lions FC”, Osei Boateng told our editor Dada Oliseh at the Nii Amoah Okromansah park in Amrahia after the Division One League match between Vision FC and Accra Lions, a game the hosts won 2-1.

“I am proud of what I have achieved so far in my career and I feel its time to move on. I did not announce it formally because I didn’t think it was necessary, but yes, I have quit the game, I am now a coach”, he added.

Goalkeeper Osei Boateng and Dada Oliseh at the Vision FC park on Saturday

About Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman

Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman (popularly known as Dada Oliseh) is a self-motivated young journalist with a passion for telling stories better with pictures. He is the founder, owner, editor, and bankroller of www.ghanasoccernews.org. He has a vast experience in the reporting of football-related activities in Ghana and beyond. A former employee of Hearts News (official mouthpiece of Accra Hearts of Oak), 90 minutes sports paper, National Sports Authority, Footballcrusader.com, sportscrusader.com, and ghanafootballnews.com, Samuel is one of the few energetic and self-motivated young journalist in Ghana with a large following on social media, especially Facebook (https://web.facebook.com/boakye.buckman.9). He is well known for his frequent updates from all over the country with pictures to match. He is also a correspondent for a few international websites, including CAF. In recent times, he has introduced, as part of his many talents, the live streaming of matches and football-related activities. He is also the originator and photographer of Dada Oliseh Photos. He lives in Accra Ghana.

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