Robin Polley follows his father Prince Polley's footsteps

Published on: 15 November 2019


Black Meteors defender Robin Polley follows his father, Prince Polley's steps with his maiden National team appearance.

The Holland-based was handed a starting berth by coach Ibrahim Tanko in Ghana's crucial game against Mali on Thursday, which they won by 2-0 courtesy of Kwabena Owusu's brace.

Son of former Ghana international Prince Opoku Polley, born in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, the ADO Den Haag right-back followed in the footsteps of his father to represent the country of his forebears.

His father Prince Polley, an attacker participated in Ghana in the 1992 and 1994 African Cup of Nations. Together with Abedi Pele and Anthony Yeboah, he comprised the Black Stars' forward line and scored a combined 2 goals in the 1992 and 1994 competitions.

His goals included a crucial match-winner against Nigeria in the semi-finals of the 1992 cup and an 87th-minute match-winner match-winners in the group stages in the subsequent cup.