Monday, August 15, 2022

‘It wasn’t even my best!’: Ghana goalkeeper says crowd kept him going in defeat

Birmingham — He rates Dida, the former Brazilian football goalkeeper, and PR Sreejesh, Hockey India’s No 1 stopper, as his heroes. Duisberg Offei, Ghana’s 24-year-old goalkeeper, may have trumped them both in crowd adulation following Ghana’s 6-0 defeat.

Offei pulled off 17 saves against England on Friday night as the hosts racked up over 40 shots at goal in their Commonwealth Games opener.

The scoreline would have been considerably more but for Offei’s agility and abundance of reflex saves, which lit up the opening evening game at the University of Birmingham.  

Continue reading...

Access all our premium content from as little as 12p per day!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

What do you think? Join our forum for free and keep the discussion going

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Hockey Social: How I was bitten by the Wales women’s Masters bug

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense...

More Articles Like This