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Sports News of Tuesday, 28 May 2019


I am the 'Best Defender' in Ghana - Hearts' Mohammed Alhassan brags

Hearts of Oak defender Mohammed Alhassan believes he is the best defender in Ghana after he was included in the Black Stars 29-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged Egypt.

The 27-year-old became the first Hearts player to be called up to the senior national team since 2006 when ex-defender Dan Quaye was selected for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.

The former WAFA skipper has been a rock in defence for the Phobians in the on-going Normalisation Committee Special Competition, helping the club qualify for the semi-final of the competition.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with, Alhassan said, "I respect every player (defender) in this country, but currently I am the best defender looking at my qualities and the calibre of player I am."

"I give out my best when I am on the field. I am in top form. I'll choose myself as the best defender amongst my colleagues," he proclaimed.

"But there are good defenders in our football. Each and everyone has their quality," he ended.

He has featured in 13 games for Hearts of Oak in the Special Competition.