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Sports News of Monday, 27 April 2020


My biggest regret is not winning AFCON with Ghana - Agyemang Badu

Ghana International Emmanuel Agyemang Ghana International Emmanuel Agyemang

Ghana International Emmanuel Agyemang has expressed his regret for failing to win the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) title with the Black Stars.

Badu revealing his two career regrets noted that, the inability to win the continental showpiece with the national team and also not representing Kotoko to the highest level remains his huge regret.

The midfield enforcer came close to winning the AFCON trophy in 2010 and 2015 but was just unlucky to lose the trophy to Egypt and Ivory Coast in finals.

Speaking to Asempa FM, he said, “The two most regrettable aspect of my football career is not representing Asante Kotoko to the highest level, and my failure to win the AFCON trophy with the Black Stars,” he said.

The FIFA U20 World Cup winner says his love for the Reds transcends beyond borders, and it is his desire to play for the club before he retires.

“I have unfinished business with Asante Kotoko and I know I will one day come back to the club either in a coaching capacity or managerial role, I really love the club.”

Badu is currently in loan at Italian side Hellas Verona.

He joined the club on a loan deal from Udinese last summer.