Former Ghanaian footballer who quit playing due to injury becomes top international journalist

Former Ghanaian footballer who quit playing due to injury becomes top international journalist

Former Ghanaian international Gee Queue has managed to make a name for himself in international media

After losing out on playing time due to injury, he decided to train as a journalist

His determination to rise through the ranks in the world of journalism has caught the eye of YEN.com.gh

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Former Ghanaian international footballer, Gee Queue, has shattered glass ceilings and excelled in a totally different field after he got injured while playing football.

In a report sighed by YEN.com.gh, the ex-footballer who had his life and career well-planned and had ambitions of rising to become a world great, saw his dream crmble right in front of his eyes.

Due to a life-threatening injury, Gee Queue had to shelf his football ambitions and focus elsewhere to make ends meet.

Former Ghanaian footballer who quit playing due to massive injury becomes renowned journalist

Gee Queue. Source: Instagram
Source: Instagram

Reports have it that Gee Queue, in his early days in Ghana started out as a professional footballer.

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In 1996/97, he travelled to Germany where he played for FC 08 Homburg/ Saar.

4 years after joining the German side, Gee Queue got injured and then decided to learn a new career.

He looked around and decided to focus on journalism in German Language and narrowed it down to photo journalism.

Gee Queue took online courses in photo journalism for 24 months after which he joined the European News Agency (ENA) in early 2009 till today.

With time, Gee Queue has grown to become a TV and Radio host and a ranking member of the European News Agency.

He has honed his skills over time and has now started his own channel on YouTube which he calls GQ TV.

One of the shows he has on the channel known as “Hard Talk” since its inception, has featured top influential persons based in Germany and Ghana.

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This achievement did not come easily to Gee Queue since it took years for him to get a working permit to work with Germany TV stations.

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In 2017, Gee Queue decided to create one media outlet also for Ghanaian Community which he started as GQ Waves Radio.

Meanwhile, the Ashanti regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako famed as Chairman Wontumi has indicated his willingness to buy United's Paul Pogba.

In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on pulse.com.gh, the outspoken politician claimed he was ready to pay £53 million to acquire the services of Paul Pogba for Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

The Ghanaian businessman and NPP stalwart made the claim while speaking on his Wontumi TV station.

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