Ex-Ghana defender- I tried using ‘juju’ to enhance my play

Sam Johnson has revealed that he experimented the use of black magic when he was a footballer.

Many Ghanaian footballers and fans of the game have the believe that juju is a common practice in African football.

Charles Taylor who brought much joy to local football fans with his creativity, dribbles and incisive passes once admitted his involvement in juju.

And Sam Johnson is the latest to confess using juju to enhance his football to also protect himself against recurring injuries.

"There is Juju in football and any footballer who says otherwise is a liar. I've practiced it before," he said on Happy FM.

"I used it to play football for a longer period but it got to a time I decided to stop because it wasn't helping like the way I anticipated but I think it did a lot for me also.

"I'm now a born again Christian and won't advise anybody to venture into that because football at moment has changed a lot from our time, it has evolved."

Johnson, 44, capped 45 by Ghana, enjoyed an illustrious career, featuring for top European sides such as Anderlecht and Fenerbahçe.


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