”I want to follow Sammy Adjei’s footsteps”- Ben Mensah


Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Benjamin Mensah says he wants to follow the exploits of former club goalie, Sammy Adjei during his playing days with the Phobians.

Mensah, who joined the Phobians from New Edubiase United following their relegation to division one, has been tipped to be one of the best goalie’s the club had ever had following his superb display on the pitch.

But according to Mensah he  takes inspiration from the admirable goalie Sammy Adjei following heroic feat with the 2000 CAF Champions League winners.

”Whoever is engaged in a profession, the person ultimate aim is to leave a legacy in his work and I’m not an exception,” Mensah told FOX FM in Kumasi.

I want to leave my name as one of the best goalkeepers of Hearts of Oak in the history books,” pointed out the netminder.

He added: ”Sammy Adjei did his best by winning more trophies for Hearts of Oak during his playing days and that has made the supporters to always remember him in time of difficulties,”

”I want to follow in his footsteps by also winning trophies for Hearts so that the supporters will always have me in mind when I’m also no more with them,”

”And so, for now, all that I’m looking forward to is to continue working hard and keep focus in order to achieve this ambition and I know for sure I’ll definitely leave my mark with Hearts of Oak judging from my current form.”

Hearts having suffered a painful 2-0 defeat in the hands of Aduana Stars in Dormaa will return to the Accra Sports stadium to host Accra Great Olympics in week 6 of the Ghana Premier League.

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