Ghanaians and readers of the Ghanaian website responded to the former Ghanaian players’ repeated appeals to the 1992 Black Star captain Abedi Ayew Pele.
This was done in the context of former Hasacas player Herbert Olabode Williams’ appeal to Maestro to help him and other colleagues experiencing financial problems.
Olabode said he was very happy to see Abedi participating in the highest level of European football, so he made this call.
“We have been talking to him, and I think he will listen to us this time. Abedi, please follow us. I am Sarkodie, Nii Moe Poloo, John Mensah, Kpakpo and the like. We are all brothers, so Sometimes please pay attention, especially for the help to Abu. He has been uncomfortable for a while. I know you have power (money), so please help us,” he said to Beyond The Pitch on the GTV Sports plus channel.
However, according to some Ghanaians who reacted to Ghana.com’s report on August 30, 2020, the former players were wrong to ask Abedi Pele for help publicly because they could have been The blind side does this to the media.
A reader named Agboriwi Africa said: “So Abedi Pele is now an ATM! Nawaoo! It’s because all of Abedi Pele’s sons are professional football players and have made a lot of money in Europe and other places, so he is now automatic ATM?
“This is unfortunate, but this is the mentality of many of us in Ghana. Once you breathe hard, they will run out of the woods. I hope you will give them a financial return. They see you and they are not someone with certain resources. Individuals, but the bottomless ATM with unlimited resources, they are all entitled to this right, which is very absurd! It meets everyone’s needs.” Another reader told GhanaWeb.
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