-Ex-Goalkeeper of the senior National team talks about his future ambitions after retirement
-He indicated that he accepted to work with the National team to prove a point
Former Black Stars Safe pair of hands, Richard ‘Olele’ Kingston has indicated that he had to cut short his plans of becoming a farmer after retiring from football to serve the nation to prove some of his critics wrong.
The former Ghanaian international in an interview with Starr Sports indicated that serving the nation was not part of his initial plans when he retired from football.
He said that he wanted to start his farm but received a call-up to serve as Goalkeeper Coach under the leadership of returnee coach Kwasi Appiah.
The former Wigan last man indicated that he wanted to prove critics who thought he was selfish wrong and that was one of the motivating factors in taking up the Black Stars job.
The former keeper indicated that he was going to do everything possible to ensure that Ghana had the best candidate for the Number 1 job. He added that the people who forced him into retirement had regretted their decision and he would do everything to continue to improve.
The former Blackpool goalkeeper was Ghana’s first choice and appeared in two World Cups in 2006 and in 2010 respectively.
The 39-year old keeper ended his playing career at Accra Great Olympics after representing many clubs and country.
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