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'Blatter told me he wants to see me at the World Cup'- Abeiku Ainooson

Published on: 10 February 2014
Abeiku Ainooson wants to be in Brazil for the World Cup.

By Osman Rahman

Asante Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson claims FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter told him he wants to see him at the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals.

The centre-back revealed to that during the medal presentation at the just ended CHAN tournament, Blatter whispered to him he was looking forward to seeing him play at the World Cup.

Ainooson was named man of the match in that pulsating semi-final victory over West African rivals Nigeria.

“During the medal presentation as I walked through to pick up my medal I greeted a host of dignitaries but when I got to FIFA President he pulled me closer and whispered to me that he was impressed with my output and could have been named man of the match but for our lost,” Ainooson told

“For a young guy to die for his country like I did he is expecting to see me at the world.”

Ainossson joined Kotoko before the start of the season from New Edubiase United as a replacement for Rashid Sumaila who signed for Mamelodi Sundowns.






This article has 5 comment(s), give your comment
  • GHFUO, be serious & change ur MENtality says:
    February 10, 2014 06:18 am
  • peejero says:
    February 10, 2014 08:29 am
    Why not? What has rahid sumaila, Awaal Mohammed and Samuel Inkoom dems done to warrant a place in the BS WC squad? Selection is a matter of form not class, period! Abeiku must be der!
  • Pinkus says:
    February 10, 2014 09:13 am
    Is Kwesi listening? The boy is more than ripe for the cupo du mundial; use him!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • selfmade says:
    February 10, 2014 07:59 pm
    This boy is good! He remind of Dan Coleman!! He is awesome
  • lion-fire says:
    February 10, 2014 04:59 pm
    Could b talking 2018 or 2022