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I have spent over $100,000 on my injury but to no avail — Opoku Agyemang tells sad story Featured

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The ex-Ghana U20 star has sadly narrated how injuries has retired his football career prematurely.
 
 
Former Ghana youth international Opoku Agyemang says he has spent over $100,000 on his persistent injury but no positive results.
 
Agyemang revealed in an interview with Kumasi-based radio station, Angel FM that he has not been playing football since 2012 due to injury.
 
He was one of the 2009 Ghana U20 squad who were tipped for greatness but series of injuries made him failed to realize his dreams.
 
"I spent more than $100,000 on my injury but to no avail," Agyemang told Angel FM
 
"I have not played football since 2012,"
 
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He played an instrumental role in the Black Satellites of Ghana squad that won the 2009 FIFA U20 World Cup staged in Egypt.
 
Following his explosive performance at the tournament, Agyemang was signed by Qatar top-flight side Al Sadd SC from Tunisian giants CS Sfaxien.
 
Opoku who is now 30-year-old left Al Sadd SC in 2012 to join Bulgarian club Levski Sofia but his contract was terminated after a two months.
 
He subsequently had a stint with Israeli club Hapoel Kfar Saba but his stay at the club ended  abruptly in December 2012 due to series of injuries.
 
He capped ten times for the senior national team of Ghana where he was a member of the Black Stars squad that won silver medal at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Agyemang suffered a Anterior Cruciate Ligaments (ACL) which ruled him out of the 2010 FIFA World Cup after an impressive performance at the 2009 U20 World Cup.
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