2014 World Cup: Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda feels 'lucky' to make squad
By: Emmanuel Baah-Aboagye, Dunkwa-On-Offin
Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda feels he’s fortunate to make the country’s 2014 World Cup squad.
Dauda, 29, is among three shot-stoppers included in Kwesi Appiah provisional 26-man squad released on Monday.
He has struggled at South African side Orlando since he switch from Ashantigold and he feels he’s just being lucky in his called up into the team.
“I would like to thank God for the opportunity to be a part of this squad. Every player dreams of representing his country at the world stage and so it feels good to be in there”, he tol Kumasi-based Angel Fm.
“I am only praying to God that I stay fit from now to the start of the world cup and prove my mettle.
“ I have gone through some challenges with my club but that haven’t dampened my spirits at all, rather those challenges have strengthened me mentally”.
The ex-AshGold last line of defense was among three goalkeepers’ named in Ghana’s 26-man provisional squad on Monday.