Ghana goalkeeper Jojo Wollacot named in Team of the Week in England

Ghana goalkeeper Jojo Wollacot named in Team of the Week in England

  • Ghana goalkeeper Jojo Wallocot has been named in the best team of the week in the English League Two
  • The Black Stars goalie was in fine form as Swindon Town traveled to beat Newport County
  • Wollacot made his debut for the Black Stars against Zimbabwe in the World Cup qualifiers

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Ghana goalkeeper, Joseph Jojo Wollacot, has been named in the best eleven team of the week in the English League Two after helping Swindon Town beat Newport.

The 25-year-old was outstanding for Swindon over the weekend as they traveled to the Rodney Parade to beat Newport 2-1.

In a post on Twitter, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the shot stopper was between the sticks for the best eleven of the week.

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Jojo Wollacot in action for Swindon. SOURCE: Twitter/ @Official_STFC
Ghana goalkeeper Jojo Wollacot named in Team of the Week in England. SOURCE: Twitter/ @Official_STFC
Source: Twitter

Wollacot scored high rating and was phenomenal for Swindon as they extended their winning run.

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Wollacot joined Swindon Town in the summer transfer window from hometown club, Bristol City, and has since been the club's number one.

YEN.com.gh spoke to Herbert Boakye-Yiadom of the Finder, who covers players abroad to ask him about the performance of the goalkeeper.

"I think his Black Stars invite has really increased his stakes. He is more confident and Newport are yet to lose a game since he rejoined them from international duty and as we speak they are fourth in league two, just seven points behind leaders Forrest Green," he said.

Jojo Wollacot shines as Swindon Town beat Hartlepool

Ghana shot-stopper, Jojo Wallocot produced an outstanding display as Swindon secured a 3-1 win at home against Hartlepool in the English League Two on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.

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Jonny Williams opened the scoring for Swindon in the 52nd minute but Hartlepool leveled nine minutes later after Matty Daly fire home.

The hosts regained their lead in the 69th minute through Tyreece Simpson, before Jack Paynce putting the icing on the cake with a 94th minute goal.

Wollacot lasted the entire duration and was superb for the Reds, who are chasing promotion to the League One.

He made his Ghana debut in October 2021, in the game against Zimbabwe at the Cape Coast Stadium.

Wollacot proud to make Ghana debut

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, new Black Stars goalkeeper, Jojo Wollacott, says it is a dream come true after making his debut for the senior national team in the World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe.

The 25-year-old was selected to start the game ahead of regular second choice shot stopper Richard Ati Zigi as Ghana defeated Zimbabwe 3-1 at the Cape Coast stadium.

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In a post on Twitter, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the England-born goalie expressed delight in making his first appearance for the West African country.

Source: Yen

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