I stopped playing professional football because I got frustrated-Allotey

Former Accra Great Olympics and Hearts Of Oak player Charles Allotey has disclosed on Rainbow Sports that he had to quit playing football because he got frustrated.

The former player said he used to be playing departmental games with SSNIT at Indafa Park where he was discovered by Accra Great Olympics and was given the opportunity to further his career as a professional football player.

He told Rainbow Radio’s Isaac Worlanyo Wallace that his performance got him a slot to play for the Starlets and later got to play for Hearts of Oak and the national team for a period of seven years.

However, Charles Allotey said he had to quit professional football because he got frustrated because his expectations were not met.

He revealed to the presented he was expecting to make money in order to start a business but this dream was not materialised.

He also disputed reports he stopped playing football due to old age.

The former Ghanaian International, who is now a coach said that there are a lot of talented players in the country who will take the world by storm if only they are nurtured well and also pass through the right coaches.

Allotey, who won the 2000 CAF Champions League with the Phobians, admonished the up-and-coming players to take their time and pay heed to their trainers as they strive to achieve success.

By: David Adu

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