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05.08.2021 Football News

Great Olympics: Abedi Pele offered me my first coaching opportunity - Annor Walker

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
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Annor Walker

Great Olympics head coach, Annor Walker has lauded Ghana legend, Abedi Ayew Pele for giving him the opportunity to exhibit his tactical prowess.

The soft-spoken gaffer guided the Wonder Club t finished 6th in the just ended 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season.

According to him, his experience as a coach began with his relationship with Division One League side, Nania FC, when he was appointed as the head coach.

Speaking in an interview, Walker acknowledged the efforts of clubs he has worked with over the past years especially with Nania FC where he won the MTN FA cup title in 2011 beating Asante Kotoko in the final.

"Nania FC and Abedi Pele gave me the biggest platform as far as my coaching career is concerned," he told Asempa FM.

"I am grateful to the legend [Abedi Pele]. We are still in touch and I know Nania will one day secure a Premier League qualification," the Black Stars 'B' coach added.

After guiding Great Olympics to maintain their Premier League status, Annor Walker has been linked to Asante Kotoko and Medeama SC ahead of the 2021/22 football season.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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