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Felix Annan speaks on how he became a goalkeeper

Felix Annan speaks on how he became a goalkeeper

14 Mar 2019, 18:50

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan has revealed that he kickstarted his football career as a striker before switching his position to a goalkeeper.

The 24-year old has however proven that it was a good choice to change positions as he has enjoyed much success at the goalposts. 

In an interview with the CAF official website, Felix revealed how he started off his career: “I started as a striker at a youth club in Achimota. As if by fate, something happened during one of our games and that changed my destiny on the pitch.

“There was a time our goalkeeper failed to turn up for an important game and my coach asked me to keep the post.

“I gave a good account of myself that day and have never looked back. Initially, I didn’t like the idea, but after a couple of matches I grew into loving my new position and here am I today.

Felix Annan has risen through the ranks since he starting keeping the post and is currently the deputy captain of Asante Kotoko.

He has received call-ups to the various national teams and was part of the Black Stars B squad that won the WAFU Championship.

The budding keeper has also has been called up for the Black Stars upcoming Afcon qualifier against Kenya on March 23.

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