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I want to be a lecturer after football- Abel Manomey

Published on: 16 June 2017

Accra Great Olympics striker has set sights on becoming a lecturer after his career as a footballer.

 

The budding talent has had a rollercoaster season so far scoring five goals in the Ghana Premier League however, missed a number of games through injury.

 

The University of Education graduate says his life as a football and someone who is pursuing academia will serve as a motivation to a lot of young guys.

 

The former Accra Hearts of Oak forward insists there are a lot out there like him that can be insopire by his story.

 

“I aspire to be a lecturer so that I can give people hope, I can encourage people. There are so many people who are in the university who are like me. They think this thing they do is a mirage so I want to go back to them, go back to the senior high schools, go back to the colleges and tell them if I could do it they could do much better,” he said in an interview.

 

“I am working hard because the focus is not to only play for Accra Great Olympics but to go to Europe and play and come back home to inspire people.” He added.

 

Abel Manomey also relishes of playing in Europe but wants to help Olympics avoid relegation.

 

The wonder club are 14th on the table with just 18 points after 18 games in the Ghana Premier and next play Liberty Professionals at home.

 

By Lukman Evergreen Mumin

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