Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan has revealed that he started off as a striker before switching his position to a goalkeeper.

The 24-year old has been very successful in his role as a goalkeeper in his professional career so far.

In an interview with Cafonline.com, Felix revealed how he started off his career: “I started as a striker at a youth club in Achimota. As if by fate, something happened during one of our games and that changed my destiny on the pitch.

“There was a time our goalkeeper failed to turn up for an important game and my coach asked me to keep the post.

“I gave a good account of myself that day and have never looked back. Initially, I didn’t like the idea, but after a couple of matches I grew into loving my new position and here am I today.

Felix Annan has risen through the ranks since he starting keeping the post and is currently the deputy captain of oof Asante Kotoko.

He has received call-ups to the various national teams and was part of the Black Stars B squad that won the WAFU Championship. He has being called up for the Black Stars upcoming Afcon qualifier against Kenya on March 23, 2019.

 

By Herbert BOAKYE YIADOM

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