I’ve no regrets playing football-Amankwah Mireku
Ghanaian retired footballer, Yaw Amankwah Mireku (born November 25, 1979 in Accra), says he has no regret playing football.
Speaking to Rainbow Sports’ Nhiraba Kwabena Asirifi on ‘Personality Profile’, the celebrated midfielder said he will play football should he die and get the opportunity to return back to life.
According to him, after secondary school, he had plans of going back to the university back circumstances prevented him hence he had to dedicate all his life to football.
Yaw Ammankwah Mireku said he enjoyed his career as a footballer and would want his children to step in his shoes.
Amankwah began his career with Hearts and was the team captain.
He left after ten years with the team Hearts and signed with I-League team Viva Kerala on 12 June 2007. After one and a half years in India, in January 2008 he signed a contract with Poly Tank Division One League side Pure Joy F.C.. Mireku left Pure Joy F.C. after eleven months and signed with Ghana Premier League club All Stars F.C. in December 2008.
Mireku played for the Black Stars 16 games from 2001 to 2005.
He played his first game for the Black Stars on 11 March 2001 against Nigeria national football team.