Former Hearts of Oak midfielder Joseph Tagoe well-known in football circles as Bobby Short has actually disclosed that he was a boxer when his football career was yet to remove.
Joe Tagoe invested 3 periods with Hearts of Oak fromAccra Great Olympics He also made a handful of looks for the Ghana U23 side.
“Boxing I have actually dealt with prior to however with all this I was a footballer that time I have not advanced well in football. So there was an Uncle called Akese he disappears he informed us we are mosting likely to play football in Benin,” he stated on Dan Kweku Yeboah Show as checked byFootballghana com
“When we got there he said we are going to fight boxing and if you don’t fight you will walk to Ghana so you have no option than to fight. If I won a fight there I think boxing would have been my career but because of the beatings I received I said this is not what I want to do. We have a squad and we always play football on a park and we always fight so he (my uncle) has observed us,”
“So when that move came he gathered us to go and play football not knowing we were going to fight boxing. We were about ten or twelve Emmanuel Clottey Joshua Clottey’s senior brother was part when we traveled. Boxing is not what I should do if it was a job I had to do like I will do it but what I saw I said when I reach Ghana and someone tells me to go to a gym God will punish that person. I fought three fights four all I was knocked three the last fight the guy you can see that he was very determined to beat me up,”
“He defeat me effectively so all the 4 battles I was disquafiled in the last one since when he was defeating me he was ready to toss a impact and he arrived on my shoulder and I was ready to elevate him up the umpire held him and I was invalidated the person defeat me effectively,”
Leave a Reply