Wa All Stars FC talismanic midfielder David Abagna Sandan has called in his colleagues in the Ghana premier league to add formal education to their football careers.
The free scoring midfielder officially enrolled into the Tamale branch of the University for Development Studies to pursue a 3- year deal course on Diploma In Basic Education.
The former Zaytuna Babies versatile midfielder however urged his colleagues feast on the concept of books and boots by officially enrolling into formal education.
Speaking on Kumasi FM on his latest academic sojourn, Abagna cited the need for footballers to be able to read to enable them sign their contracts once offered.
“I think there are certain perceptions we have as footballers growing up.
We always feel like once you have the talent and looking at how big you could become if you make it in football,mostly we fail to find the importance in going to school and learning how to speak the official language”, the Wa All Stars midfielder suggested.
He added ” I think in our own small way if my colleagues could find ways of learning the basics of our official language,it will be a good thing because you have to read your contract.
It is not everything that your representatives will have to do for you,for the need of that they should at least learn the reading and writing so that in case of anything they will be able to do it themselves”, Abagna told Kumasi FM.
David Abagna Sandan stormed the Ghanaian football circles like a tsunami with some sizzling performances led by his club record breaking 13 league goals in 2017.
He has since win a number of accolades despite the stuttering nature of his club in recent times.