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13.06.2020 World Cup

I Was Panicking When I Was Called For 2006 World Cup - Richard Kingston Reveals

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
I Was Panicking When I Was Called For 2006 World Cup - Richard Kingston Reveals
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Richard Kingston, a former Ghana international has revealed that he panicked when he was called for the 2006 World Cup.

Ghana left a mark during the Mundial in Germany after qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in the history of the country.

Th former Accra Great Olympics goalkeeper joined the team as the fourth choice goalkeeper ahead of the tournament.

According to him, he worked hard when he joined the team and was eventually named as the first choice goalkeeper of the team.

“I was panicking [when called for the 2006 World Cup]. It was another story for me on that issue because I was called as a fourth goalkeeper," he told Joy FM in an interview.

"Sammy Adjei was first, [then there was] George Owu and Philemon Macarthy but by hard work and by the grace of God, I was named the first choice for the first match against Italy,” he added.

Kingston kept the post throughout the tournament during the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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