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Friends ruined my marriage – John Paintsil

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Friends ruined my marriage – John Paintsil

Former Ghana International, John Paintsil says his biggest regret in life is allowing people he considered friends to get so close to him that they eventually destroyed his marriage.
He says, these days his best advice to up and coming footballers is simple, “beware of who you call your friend and who you allow into your home”.

Speaking on popular GH One TV programme ‘Cheers’, John who played in two FIFA World Cups said, he has become a bit skeptical of friends these days because of the bitter experience he suffered at the hands of some close pals.

“My advice to the young players is that they should be very careful who they call a friend and who they allow into their homes. The mistake I made was that I was very open and regarded most people as brothers but someone I call a friend sent a picture to my ex-wife while we were out and that started a whole lot of issues.”

It will be recalled that in February, 2013 John Paintsil was held in Police custody for assaulting his wife and beating a neighbor, who tried to save the situation.

The ex-wife, Richlove Paintsil was reported to have jumped the Trasacco wall to her neighbour, ostensibly to escape the assault of the husband but Paintsil was alleged to have followed into the neighbour’s house and handed a few slaps to the man holding the wife. It was reported that the wife went unconscious after sustaining serious injuries to her eye.

However, Richlove denied being stabbed and after a period of legal battle between the state and Paintsil, the case was cancelled.

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The 37-year-old played for English Premier League side, West Ham United, Fulham and Leicester City.

Until recently, the Paintsil was the assistant Coach for South African Club Kaizer Chiefs.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Kevin Prince Boateng To Join National Team (Black Stars) Ahead Of June AFCON 2019

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Kevin Prince Boateng Chances Of Playing Or Joining His National Team (Black Stars) Again I will invite Kevin Prince Boateng if he apologizes – Kwesi Appiah It took Sulley Muntari three years(July 2014-2016) to swallow back his words and deeds, but not KP Boateng.

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has stated clearly that the only thing holding him from inviting Sassuolo forward Kevin Prince Boateng to the Black Stars team is the player’s failure to apologise as was directed by the 2014 Commission of Enquiry. Boateng, is yet to a call-up into the Black Stars team after the country’s poor display at the 2014 FIFA World Cup which resulted to the formation of the Commission of Enquiry to ascertain alleged corruptible practices leading Ghana to its worst-ever performance at the World Cup.

The former AC Milan attacker has been labelled as disrespectful together with Sulley Muntari and was asked by the Commission of Enquiry to submit an apology to clear themselves on any chance of returning to the Black Stars camp.

Kelvin Prince Boateng’s stints with the Black Stars have always been deemed by many Ghanaians as opportunistic; from his switch of allegiances from Germany to play for Ghana and series of excuses to miss qualifiers.

That said, the head coach of the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah has hinted the only possible reason that can fetch Kelvin Prince Boateng a return to the Black Stars team. Speaking to Nhyira Sports on Nhyira FM Coach Kwesi Appiah revealed – “Kelvin Prince Boateng is a Ghanaian and playing well, if you look at our striking department, we cannot always count on Asamoah Gyan, but after 2014 Commission of Inquiry he and Sulley Muntari were asked to apologize and Sulley has done his. I will invite Kelvin-Prince Boateng writes his, I will invite him”.

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Blackstars Defender, Samuel Inkoom shows off his beautiful wife & children

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Ghanaian international professional footballer, Samuel Inkoom, has taken to social media to share lovely photos of his wife, Omega Inkoom and adorable children.

They have 4 children in total, 1 girl and 3 boys.

One can see the “Inkoom family” glowing with grace as they step out to church.

Another photo sees Samuel and Omega posing for the camera while another also sees their children posing for a shot while on their way to school.

Samuel Inkoom was the news earlier this year when he was hit with a one-year ban by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) after failing to pay an agent he cheated in a transfer back in 2014.

In June 2017, the 29-year-old was ordered to pay Curtis Willer $65,000 or in default serve one-year ban, Inkoom failed to pay the said money and he was banned by FIFA.

After failing to settle the agent, the case was open again and he has been handed another ban.

Inkoom career’s has taken a nose dive following his move from FC Basel to Dnipro seven seasons ago. He has struggled to find his form which compelled Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk to sign him from Swiss side for $10 million in 2011.

He was a key member for the Black Stars at the 2010 FIFA World Cup helping the team reach the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time.

The last time he featured for the national team was in an International friendly against the Netherlands in Rotterdam in a warm-up game for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Asamoah Gyan is better than Lionel Messi – CountryMan Songo

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Patrick Osei Agyemang known widely as Countryman Songo has made an assertion on Asamoah Gyan when he hosted him on his ‘Fire for Fire’ show on Adom TV.

According to the sports presenter, Asamoah Gyan has equal world Cup goals just as Lionel Messi even though he had appeared less in the tournament.

This according to him makes Gyan a better player than Lionel Messi.

‘Ah, Asamoah Gyan has scored 6 goals in the world cup, Messi hasn’t scored much goals in the world Cup than Gyan but you are always tweeting about Messi…. fire burn all of you”,CountryMan Songo fired Ghanaians’ – CountryMan said.

Lionel Messi, who hails from Argentina, has played in 18 career World Cup matches, over four different World Cups, and he has scored six goals in those contests.

But Gyan, who has represented Ghana at just three different World Cups (2006, 2010 and 2014) has also scored 6 goals, to become the top African goalscorer in the history of the World Cup.

Songo summed it up by entreating Ghanaians to be proud of their own son and products.

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