Ghana defender Daniel Opare has justified the reason behind his move back to Belgium to ply his trade.
He explained he needed some level of stability in his career. Since leaving the shores of Ghana for abroad, Opare has played for eight different clubs.
Opare was amongst Ghana's squad that played in the FIFA U-17 World cup hosted by Korea in 2007. Opare shot up and became a household name after the tournament following his impressive performance.
However, injuries and inconsistent form have seen the Ghanaian play for several clubs including Spanish giants Real Madrid, Bundesliga side Augsburg, Porto and Standard Liege.
In the summer he returned to Belgium, a place he calls his second home to sign for Royal Antwerp after ending his stay with Augsburg.
The former Ashanti Gold Academy product has had a great start to his career in Belgium and says he wants to remain consistent and in top shape for the club.
“I played in Belgium and I know how the league is. For some couple of years now, I’ve been moving around really, so I need somewhere that I can cool off my head to play good football and get back to my level again,” he said.
“The Belgian league is a very nice league, a very young league, a very competitive and a challenging one. I know the league and how things work there.
“There are a lot of quality players who played there before moving away. I played there before moving to Porto.
“It is a good choice that I made. Belgium is like a second home to me. I feel comfortable when I’m there.”