Former RTU and B.A United striker Abdulai Alhassan Weah has disclosed that he was seeking for spiritual intervention from religious leaders during the peak of his career. The giant striker revealed his exploits on the field of play during the 2000s can be attributed to prayers that were usually said on his behalf by some powerful men of God.
He narrated that, he used to put stones in his mouth, move to the opponents half, and make some incantations on the stone before throwing it inside their net.
Albeit, some section of the support base perceived that to be ‘juju’, Alhassan Weah said, those actions were strategically carried out to psychologically disrupt the focus of his opponents especially defenders of the game to enable him score.
Ghana football, have been plagued with the thought that using ‘juju’ aids in the winning of games and enhances performance, as fans are often left bemused.
Alhassan Weah implores the current crop of RTU players to earn money through their performance in the field of play rather than playing for money.
The former footballer now in the business of tarring roads, lauded Mubarak Wakaso for coming to his rescue recently with an undisclosed amount of money, even though he never requested for it.
Alhassan Weah, speaking on Sagani TV weekend ‘Game Day’ sports show, on Saturday, also named some notable Ex players of RTU in his all time best 11, which featured.
2. Nurudeen Weimah
3.Fatawu Seidu Junior
4. Mohammed Beikah
5. Habib Alhassan
6. Hamza Mohammed
7. Bobby Rahman
8. Aquaye Mohammed
9. Gilbert Ayikade
10. Abdulai Alhassan weah and
11. Joseph Adjei.
Exhibition of physical strength in the field of play, was the other name of Alhassan Weah. He was a player of RTU from 2001-2009, scoring over 30 goals.
By: Bawa Mugis