The sorrowful story of former Black Stars player Abubakari Gariba aka “Goal na mefif3” has left several football fans agitated once he gave a sorry account of however he became a street beggar so as to form a living despite his unselfish efforts to the country.
According to him in a very video sighted by MyNewsGh.com, he was named “Goal na mefif3” that means ‘I am searching for goals’ at the peak of his career because of his hunger for goals for his team every time there was a contest and will dribble several to satisfy this want as a striker.
He disclosed to go of Sports at Atinka Media, Saddick Adams that he was committed to playing for his team and country however has nothing to indicate for it once playing for Kumasi Asante kotoko and a few foreign clubs.
“I was a striker, I had speed and will dribble. I may take an effort from 30 or 40 yards and score because I loved to. you can not win atrophy if you don’t score. I cannot remember the amount of goals i’ve got scored.I accustomed play in dish before Kotoko came for my services. i’ve got compete for Blacks Stars home and away however there’s nothing. I devoted myself for the team however currently i encourage to survive”, he disclosed.
It would be recalled that Ex-Ghana and accra Hearts of Oak International goalie Ali Jarrah, bemoaned things wherever leaders of the country permit their heroes to die in misery and sorrow despite their unselfish contributions to keep the flag of the country high.
He was saddened that ever since he was smitten by paralysis 25-years past, he has nearly been abandoned by the country and troubled to support himself once in different jurisdictions that will are the responsibility of the state.
According to him, it shouldn’t get to some extent wherever patriots are unwilling to die for his or her country warning that if this persists there’s no choice for the younger generation however relegate their sacrifice to the country to the background.
“We shouldn’t watch for our heroes to die in misery and sorrow. If once my death you return to form vast donations to my family then it’sthem you’ve got supported not me because by that time i’m gone”, he lamented on Sports Court on Atinka TV hosted by Sports Obama.