Former Black Stars goalkeeper Simon Addo has pointed out that he is preparing to become a goalkeeper’s coach. And baring any unforeseen hitches, he has promised to return to the land of his birth, to impart what he has acquired in terms of technical expertise and experience.
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He told Happy FM’s Charles Osei Asibey in an interview that the country abounds with talents, and so he has gone into coaching, and is planning to return to give back to society what they gave him.

The former Olympian is currently based in the United States of America, where he is pursuing a coaching course in goalkeeping; he is coaching U-11 and U-20. “I have completed the License “B” course and looking forward to doing the License “A”.”

Reacting to the public perception that goalkeeper Richard Kingson has gone past his prime, Simon revealed that “Oleley” is not finished yet, and that his performance in the last World Cup is ample testament that he has more to offer the country.

He however admonished that the Ghanaian football authorities should train younger keepers who will be readily available, should ‘Oleley’ bow out.

Addo, the junior brother of Joseph Addo, also a former Black Stars player was a member of the historic Olympic side that won bronze in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.

Born and bread in the Harbour City, Tema, the good looking goalkeeper began his soccer career with a Colts team by name The Masters, he later joined Prisco Minis, Standfast, Afienya U-20, Gold Fields, GHAPOHA, then a club in Greece before finally retiring.

He played alongside the late Ibrahim Dossey, Anthony Osei Kwadjo, Sammy Adjei, Kwame Ayew, Yaw Preko,Yaw Acheampong, Maxwell Konadu and Adjetey Lee among others