‘Ghanaians love football, the expectations were high’ – Jojo Wollacott

Black Stars first choice netminder, Jojo Wollacott has portrayed the West African country as a country with loads of football fans thus assumptions to convey from the populace is extremely high.

The 25 year old saved the post for the Black Stars in their two legged tie against sworn rivals, Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup Playoffs where Ghana qualified with the advantage of the away objective rule after both games ended in a stalemate

Jojo Wallocott proceeded with his rankling execution for Swindon Town FC against Rochdale AFC in the English League two on Saturday afternoon where kept a clean sheet.

Having gradually cemented his role as the country’s number one, the ex- Bristol City goalie has admitted the expectations from Ghanaians was very high and securing qualification to the World is one of his best feelings.

I’m not that superstitious but I just made sure I had a solid week of training, I eat well and slept right and that gives you confidence.

“Playing for Ghana, I didn’t realise before I went just how much expectation there is from the country and football is massive in Ghana, a lot of people follow it, so to deliver and make Ghana proud is the best feeling.

“It was probably one of the best feelings of my career.”

Ghana has been paired together with Portugal, South Korea and two time winners Uruguay in Group H.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup which will be held in Qatar is due to commence in November this year.

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