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Ex-Black Stars striker Prince Tagoe picks 2010 FIFA World Cup as biggest achievement

Ex-Ghanaian international Prince Tagoe has revealed his biggest achievement in football as making an appearance at the World cup.

The former Heats of Oak striker was part of Ghana’s squad for the 2006 FIFA World cup in Germany under Coach Ratomir Dujkovic but failed to make an appearance.

Tagoe was again selected by Milovan Rajevac as part of the final 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

He played in all three group matches, as a starter, but did not enter on the pitch in the knockout stage where Ghana was eliminated by Uruguay in the quarter-finals.

Since making his Black Stars debut in a friendly against Togo in 2006, the lanky forward went on to make a total of 36 appearances and scored 7 times.

However, the one-time Ghana Premier League top scorer in 2005 with 18 goals describes his 2010 World cup experience as his biggest achievements.

“Going to the World Cup is one of my topmost things in my career, attached to my C.V,” he told Juliet Bawuah of TV3/

“At the end of the day, that’s my biggest achievement.”

“When it comes to the local league, winning the goal king is also one of my topmost achievements in my football career.” He added

By: Linus Siaw Nartey

Twitter: @linus_siaw


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