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Meet former Ghanaian footballer, the wizard Dribbler, Rev. Osei Kofi

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 Source: Ras Tbc Ofoe

Osei Kofi is a retired Ghanaian footballer.

He played for Asante Kotoko S.C. and the Ghana national football team.

He was a joint top scorer in the 1965 Africa Cup of Nations tournament held in Tunis, Tunisia leading to Ghana winning the tournament for a second time and he was the third highest scorer in the 1968 Africa Cup of Nations.

Osei Kofi was called the 'wizard dribbler' because of his ball dribbling skills.

Ghana was a force to be reckoned with in the 1960’s, winning back-to-back AFCONs.

Part of the team was the “Wizard Dribbler” Osei Kofi who played an important role in the 1965 tournament as the joint top goalscorer.

Osei Kofi spent his whole career at Asante Kotoko in his home country Ghana, after turning down a move to Europe in his prime in 1969.

He later became a priest.

He has also worked as the National Coordinator for National Games.

Source: Ras Tbc Ofoe