George Alhassan: I couldn’t play in Korea due to pig meat- Ex-Ghana top scorer

George Alhassan has revealed why he couldn’t have a successful career in Korea.

Two times Ghana top scorer has disclosed that his inability to play football for longer seasons in the Korean league was because of pig meat.

Alhassan, 62 is one of the finest target men Ghana has ever produced. He won the Ghanaian topflight league’s top scorer for two seasons while playing for Gt. Olympics and also emerged as the top scorer of the 1982 African Cup of Nations.

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George Alhassan, however spent just a season in the Korean league and failed to make an impact.

The former Black Stars has revealed that he struggled to excel in the Asian country because he didn’t like their food and also, he was home sick.

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“I didn’t like their food. The major delicacy was pig meat and I don’t eat so I couldn’t cope. That was why I spent just a season in the league.

“Also, they had a very tight league schedule which made it difficult. It was very difficult for you to go home. We were always travelling from one place to the other.

EnterGhana.com | Credit: Pulse.com.gh | George Alhassan: I couldn’t play in Korea due to pig meat- Ex-Ghana top scorer

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