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Flying From Football To Journalism – The Chronicle Of Razak Pimpong

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Razak Pimpong interviewing a Danish Player

In 2006, when Razak Pimpong was chosen to be a part of the national team of Ghana- the Black Stars, many were the people who contradicted to the choice. Ghanaian Football fans were not all that content with his style of play.

Ghana had then qualified for the it’s first FIFA World Cup competition in Germany (2006), in this way the Ghanaian fans were exceptionally idealistic the team they had at the time was sufficient to take them through to perhaps the quarter finals.

The players included Michael Essien, Sulley Muntari, Stephen Appiah, Asamoah Gyan, John Mensah, Shilla Illiasu, Derek Boateng and a lot progressively best players on the African landmass.

Ghana’s trainer believed in Pimpong’s striking capacities thus included him to the other strikers in front on the field of play. During the 2006 FIFA World cup in Germany, Razak Pimpong demonstrated his ability as he used his speed, spryness and strikes from numerous angles.

Obviously, a few people thought he squandered such a great amount of chances in front of goal thus called for his head. All things considered, he did staggeringly well as Ghana advanced to higher finals in that competition.

Razak Pimpong played his professional football with FC Midtjylland, FC Copenhagen, Viborg FF in Denmark and other clubs as a striker and an attacking midfielder. He was exceptionally adaptable and could likewise play as a right sided midfielder or right winger.

During his playing days, the 37 year old had the adoration for practicing news coverage. Perhaps, a certain journalist drove him into getting into this shoes of journalism to also perceive how it is like to ask ‘certain questions’ after a football match.

As an admirable journalist in the Northern European country in the wake of hanging his boots, the retired player has demonstrated why he has the right to be a decent columnist as well.

Razak Pimpong In a jubilant mood with former Black Stars Captain, Stephen Appiah at the FIFA WC 2006

While most Ghanaian players battle to locate a considerable vocation line after their retirement from football, Pimpong is driving an inventive media program which is picking up popularity in Denmark and clearing gigantic crowd.

Pimpong’s new journalism career is required to fill in as an exercise to other African footballers who battle to make a decent living after retirement.

The striker is colossally popular in Denmark after he went through longer than 10 years utilizing his profession in the country, playing for Midtjylland and Copenhagen and making over 170 appearances and scoring more than 50 goals.

Pimpong, won silver with the Ghana U20 side in Argentina 2001 and is keen to work hard as a journalist as he did during his playing times.

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