My father used to beat me, Christopher Nettey reveals difficulties in becoming a footballer Featured
21 May

My father used to beat me, Christopher Nettey reveals difficulties in becoming a footballer

High-flying Christopher Nettey says his father used to beat him when he wanted to become a footballer and that it was not easy at all for him during the early stages.

According to the right-back, it was just not easy becoming a footballer since his  father opposed that decision for  school. 
Nettey, 21, revealed that due to how brilliant he was his father's intentions for him was to further his education after secondary school and not football. 
The shrewd right-back who has braved the odds has received plaudits from Asante Kotoko supporters following his astronomical pleasing performance since he joined the Ghanaian giants- commanding regular playing time.
"It was not easy at all for me to become a footballer because my father wanted me to further my education." he told
"He will always beat me at home after every game. Sometimes I had to take two dresses out so that I'll change after the football in other not to let him see me that I've played football"
" It took one of his friends to convince him that I am a good footballer and that he should allow me to play"
"He is now okay with me and will watch me anything I am playing." 
Story by; Sasu Danquah High Priest
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