You are here: HomeSports2019 02 06Article 721166

Sports News of Wednesday, 6 February 2019


Hearts of Oak is a big African club, that’s why I joined – Richmond Ayi

Former WAFA goalkeeper Richmond Ayi has revealed the reason why he decided to join Accra Hearts of Oak after leaving the academy side last November and according to the 21-year old the grandeur of the Accra-based side was the most important factor that influenced his choice.

Ayi has passed first two months after he signed for Hearts of Oak on 30 November 2018 and caught up with the new goalkeeping sensation of the Phobians to discuss life with the team of Togbe Afede XIV.

“For me when I left WAFA and Hearts of Oak came calling I could not have said no. It is a big African club and that is why I joined.” Richmond Ayi told on Wednesday.

“Hearts of Oak is not only a big Ghanaian club but across Africa this club has some great history. This was enough to make my choice.

“It was really greet feeling when I signed and ever since I can say the team has improved with Kim Grant. We have been working hard at training and the methods of the coach is helping us.

“I am young and it was my dream to play for a big team in Ghana before moving abroad and this was done.”

Send your news stories to and features to . Chat with us via WhatsApp on +233 55 2699 625.

Join our Newsletter