Former Black Stars player Nii Odartey Lamptey has disclosed that he has no issues with C.K Akunnor who is now the new Black Stars coach but there’s no way he can work with him. Odartey Lamptey has still not gotten over his pain over the news that circulated that his wife was cheating on him with his colleague coaches.
Odartey explained that he hasn’t been in contact with C K Akunnor after he was dismissed by Eleven Wise over nearly a decade ago. Odartey Lamptey was speaking in an interview on Kumasi based Angel Fm, he avoided speaking on the rumors that flew around that the now Black Stars trainer had an affair with his ex-wife then Gloria Lamptey.
”We shouldn’t go there. Hearsay is there but I have done a lot for people I don’t talk about it. I feel uncomfortable talking about this issue. I don’t want to go there. I thank God for giving me the courage to withstand whatever I went through and I am moving on,” he said.
The former Black Stars player discovered after 21 years that the three kids he had with his former wife were biologically not his after conducting DNA test. This caused a stir in the country as rumors speculated that the coaches involved in the scandal were responsible for the children.
”In football, you can never say never but for the past eight years since we went separate ways after leaving Sekondi Eleven Wise, I don’t remember the last time we spoke,” he added.
”We are not like we used to be before so that is a fact.
”I don’t think I will the passion to work with him again like it was before, but the only thing I can say is we all have to give him the maximum respect and the support because the job given to him is huge and if he’s successful, it’s for all of us.
”Personally, I don’t I have the urge and passion that I used to have.
”To be honest with you, there is no issue. Personally, Nii Odartey Lamptey I have moved on. I have upgraded myself, I have moved on- I have a new family now, I have three kids that I am enjoying life now.” he added.