Tall-lanky Hearts of Oak striker, Abednego Kofi Tetteh, has shed light on his two biggest regrets since becoming a professional player.
Memorable moments in the life of a player makes it worth embracing and fulfilling – being it bad instances where one seeks not to remember or perhaps the joyous and satisfying times where every professional player wish to see it reoccur time and time again.
However, Abednego, a former Okwahu United forward has chosen to throw light on his two most painful moments since he opted to become a footballer.
According to him, his time with the 2009 national Under-20 squad which won gold in Egypt in the FIFA World Youth Tournament as well as Black Stars in 2016 when Ghana drew 1-1 with Rwanda were his bad days.
Abednego Tetteh with Al Hilal of Sudan in 2017
“My biggest regret in football stems from two factors,” Abednego told SportsAfric.com in a live Instagram chat.
“First of all, I was part of the 2009 Under-20 squad that won gold in Egypt but for strange reasons, I was dropped and couldn’t make the final squad.
“Infact, I was the last person to be axed from the team before the African Cup Tournament in Togo kick-start. I was really hurt I couldn’t make the count ahead of the tournament.
“My second regret as a footballer was my inability to feature for the Black Stars after receiving a call-up to the national team.
“Nonetheless, I am happy to have received a call up looking at the chunk of Ghanaian players in the country seeking to play for the Black Stars. Though I couldn’t make an appearance for Ghana back then I am happy to least handed a call-up,” he recounted.
It will be recalled that former Black Stars coach Avram Grant was the one who handed Abednego Tetteh his first national team call-up after his hat-trick against Hearts in September in a Premier League game.
By: Kofi Amoah