Black Stars' Safest Pair of Hands Jojo Wollacott Joins Former Premier League Side

Black Stars' Safest Pair of Hands Jojo Wollacott Joins Former Premier League Side

  • England-based Ghanaian shot-stopper Jojo Wollacott has joined English League One side Charlton Athletic
  • Jojo Wollacott was named in the 2021/22 English SkyBet League Two Team of the season following his spectacular display for Swindon Town
  • Wollacott joined Swindon Town from Bristol City last year and mustered 11 clean sheets in 37 appearances for the Robins in the just-ended season

Ghanaian goalkeeper Jojo Wollacott has agreed to a deal to join English third-tier outfit Charlton Athletic on a three-year deal.

Wollacott enjoyed an impressive season with Swindon Town, where he was named in the 2021-22 League Two Team of the Season.

The Black Stars shot-stopper also played a crucial role in helping the four-time African champions qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup with a show-stopping performance against Nigeria in the playoffs.

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Jojo Wollacott has attracted interest from former Premier League side Charlton Athletic following his stupendous performance for Swindon Town last season. Photo credit: @SportsImagesGh @Official_STFC
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"Wollacott has signed a three-year deal with the club following the expiry of his contract at Swindon Town." Charlton's official website reported.

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"The 25-year-old has seven caps for Ghana after making his international debut last year. He becomes the Addicks' third signing of a busy week, following the arrivals of ball-playing centre-half Eoghan O’Connell on Monday and attacking full-back Mandela Egbo on Tuesday."

Jojo Wollacott named in EFL League Two Team of the Season

Jojo Wollacot has been named in the 2021-22 League Two Team of the season following his excellent performances this campaign.

Having joined Swindon Town from Championship club Bristol City last year, Wollacott has been in sensational form between the sticks since becoming a Robin.

The 25-year-old has kept 11 clean sheets in 37 appearances so far in the league for his team.

Wollacott described World Cup qualification as 'best feeling ever'

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Swindon Town shot-stopper Jojo Wollacott reckons Ghana's qualification to the 2022 FIFA World Cup is the best feeling he has experienced in his career.

Wollacott, who had come under a lot of backlash following his below-par display at the 2021 AFCON, was instrumental for the Black Stars as they made a return to the global showpiece.

The 25-year-old put up a commanding display in between the sticks for Ghana in the first leg, where he made one crucial save with his feet to deny Moses Simon as the Black Stars recorded a goalless draw at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

Source: Sports Brief News