I couldn’t play in Korea due to pork meat- Ex-Ghana top scorer

George Alhassan has revealed why he couldn’t have a successful career in Korea.

Alhassan, 62 is one of the finest target men Ghana has ever produced. He won the Ghanaian topflight league’s top scorer for two seasons while playing for Gt. Olympics and also emerged as the top scorer of the 1982 African Cup of Nations.

George Alhassan, however spent just a season in the Korean league and failed to make an impact.

The former Black Stars striker has revealed that he struggled to excel in the Asian country because he didn’t like their food and also, he was home sick.

“I didn’t like their food. The major delicacy was pork meat and I don’t eat so I couldn’t cope. That was why I spent just a season in the league," he told Happy FM.

“Also, they had a very tight league schedule which made it difficult. It was very difficult for you to go home. We were always travelling from one place to the other.

"I was also supposed to go to the place with Kofi Abbrey, but because Eleven Wise then managed by Ackah Blah Miezah didn't permit him to leave, so I felt lonely in Korea."


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