Former Ghanaian striker, Phillip Ntifo AKA Kofi Poloo has disclosed that his former manager fled with his transfer fee after signing with Real Tamale United.
Speaking on SVTV AFRICA with DJ Nyaami, Kofi Poloo mentioned that his manager made a request for GHS6000 at the time, but he (Kofi) only got GHS1000.
“It was in 2005 when I signed for two years at RTU. I requested GHS3000, and my manager’s final request was GHS6000. I played a few friendlies before the money came. My manager gave the money to someone to give to me. It was GHS1000, and he left with the rest.”
After a season at RTU, Kofi Poloo left for New Edubiase where he played for a while until he retired. Speaking on his career, Kofi mentioned that he often gets emotional about some opportunities he missed, and how his career went.
Speaking on some mistakes he made in his career, Kofi said, “I got a call-up play for the Black Starlets, but I had no idea. At the time, I was playing in another region. The call-up only appeared in the newspapers because phones weren’t as popular then. I joined them later in training but didn’t get a second call-up.”
After he retired, Kofi Poloo worked as a taxi driver for a while but he stated that it didn’t help him financially. According to the former striker, he wishes to use his talent to help young talents. Kofi Poloo wants to be a football scout.
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