Ghanaian Goalkeeper Reveals Inspiration Behind Spiderman Toy at AFCON 2017

Ghanaian Goalkeeper Reveals Inspiration Behind Spiderman Toy at AFCON 2017

  • Goalkeeper Razak Brimah has finally broken his silence on bringing a Spiderman toy to Black Stars game during AFCON 2017
  • The Deportivo Linares shot-stopper kept a Spiderman toy close to his post anytime Ghana plays a game at the tournament in Gabon
  • The Black Stars finished fourth at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Razak Brimah as the first-choice goalie

Ghanaian goalkeeper, Razak Brimah, has revealed that the famous Spiderman toy he brought to games at AFCON 2017 was a good luck gift from his son.

Brimah, who was Ghana's first choice goalkeeper at the Nations Cup in Gabon 2017, will place the toy beside his post before every match.

In an interview with Original FM, the 35-year-old disclosed that his son gave him the Spiderman to keep as his good luck charm.

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Ghana, Razak Brimah, AFCON 2017, Spain
Razak Brimah has revealed that the Spiderman toy at AFCON 2017 was a gift from his son. Credit: @ghanasoccernet REUTERS
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"My son gave me his Spiderman toy when I was leaving for the AFCON, he said it'll give me luck. So I placed it in my goalpost anytime I played in the AFCON, and I've kept it since," he said.

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Razak Brimah fell off with Ghanaian football fans following his rant after the semi-final defeat to Cameroon.

The veteran shot-stopper took the chance to apologize to Ghanaians for his unsportsmanlike behaviour five years later.

"I'll use your platform to apologize to all Ghanaians for everything that happened, I am deeply sorry," he added.

The former Mamelodi Sundowns and Cordoba goalkeeper is currently the first-choice goalie for Spanish lower-tier side Deportivo Linares.

He is yet to call it a quit with the national team despite not receiving an invite since the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Razak Brimah believes he s better than the current Black Stars goalkeepers

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Spain-based Ghanaian shot-stopper Razak Braimah argues that he is better than the goalkeepers named in the recent Black Stars call-up.

He enjoyed an incredible season in the Spanish third-tier with Linares Deportivo, keeping 8 clean sheets and conceding 28 goals in as many games played. Speaking on a Twitter space hosted by Sports Journalist

Alexander Anyankwaa, Razak contends he would have manned the post ahead of current No.1 Jojo Wollacott and Orlando Pirates shot-stopper Richard Ofori.

Source: Sports Brief News