Eric Bekoe has revealed he left Asante Kotoko for Petrojet in 2008 because his pay at the time was very bad. The 25-year-old striker was then on top of his game and emerged the Top Goal scorer in the Ghana Premier League haven scored 17 goals in 23 matches. Bekoe was expected to play an integral role in Kotoko’s campaign in the next Caf Champions League but rather opted to join Suez club amidst serious interest from Zamalek.
And after four years of his departure, Bekoe who is back in Ghana after the sudden truncation of the Egyptian League has revealed he would have stayed with the Kumasi-based club if his wage was ok.
“If I am paid a good salary, why should I rush and go and pass through a whole of pressure and others in a foreign country,” he told Angel FM.
“Whether you are young or old, you become the breadwinner of the family because you play for Kotoko. So those days when paid an amount of Ghc 1000 why rush for a little outside the country.”