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I Regret Picking Ghana Over Burkina Faso – George Alhassan Laments



Former Great Olympics star player, George Alhassan has stated that ditching the Burkinabe national team to play for the Black Stars of Ghana remains one of the most regretful decisions he took as a footballer.

Throwing more light on his ordeal, the 68-year-old retired Black Stars player revealed that he hails from Burkina Faso but his dad, who is Burkina, migrated to Ghana where he was born.

According to Mr. Alhassan, he has regrets for not being able to play for his fatherland.

He added that, there was a match played where he scored against the Burkina Faso national team while he was playing for the Black Stars in his hay days.

George Alhassan stated that there are lots of issues but he prefers to stay mute adding that what he and his teammates achieved for the Black Stars team wasn’t reciprocated with the promises made to them.

The salient Great Olympics attacker was part of the Black Stars team that won the African Cup of Nations (AfCON) trophy back-to-back in 1978 and 1982.

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