"My Black Stars teammate called me a monkey" - Paintsil reveals
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Former Ghana worldwide, John Paintsil has revealed preventing his Black Stars teammate all through the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations due to segregation inside the crew camp.
Paintsil sharing accounts of a number of the unhappy moments he had within the group whilst he first joined said that, he had to fight a teammate who looked down on him simply because of where he come from.
“I experienced segregation even at the Black Stars camp. Some of my teammates had issues with certain players from sure components of the country.”
“The maximum painful and hurtful a part of segregation I even have endured became right here in Ghana when a teammate called me a monkey from Berekum,” he mentioned.
He revealed that there has been a point he had a physical come upon with one of the senior participants of the Black Stars team at the same time as in camp.
“When I joined the Black Stars at one point I needed to fight a teammate who regarded down on me simply because of where I come from,” he instructed Angel FM
Paintsil is seemed as one of the maximum wonderful players of the Black Stars.
He became part of the squad that played in both 2006 and 2010 World Cup in Germany and South Africa.
He capped 89 instances for the countrywide group among 2001 and 2013.