I was having running stomach not spiritual attacks - Hearts midfielder Gladson Awako; video
- Hearts midfielder Gladson Awako has returned to training
- The former Great Olympics player has denied reports he had spiritual attacks
- His return is huge boost for the Ghana giants ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup match on Sunday
Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder, Gladson Awako has returned to training after two months out over claims of 'spiritual attacks'.
The former Great Olympics player has denied such reports, claiming he has been unwell and was not physically fit to represent the club.
In an interview with Tv3, the former FIFA U20 World Cup winner explained his absence and says he is ready to play for the Ghanaian champions.
"When I joined the team, before God and man I wasn't feeling well," he told TV3. "My teammates, the team manager, they were all aware, the coaches were all aware because I was having serious running stomach," he added.
"I asked for permission from the club which they granted me to go and cure myself. I don't believe there were any other things like what people were saying. They were totally different."
Gladson Awako reportedly quits Hearts after a month
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, Ghana midfielder, Gladson Awako, has left Accra Hearts of Oak just three weeks after joining the club, according to sports portal GHANASoccernet.com.
GHANASoccernet.com has reported that the player is no longer interested in playing for the club with other media houses claiming the midfielder has been having nightmares.
In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on GHANASoccernet, the player earlier informed the club of his desire to leave and has not trained in the last week.
Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo supports Hearts ahead of CAF Confederation Cup
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that, Ghanaian champions, Accra Hearts of Oak have been given GHC 1 million by President Nana Akufo-Addo to support their CAF Confederation Cup campaign.
The Phobians paid a courtesy call on the President at his office in Accra, where the donation was made with the club urged to make Ghana proud in Africa.
In a photos posted on Twitter, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the team led by some Board Members were with the President and Sports Minister on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.