Charles Kwadwo Fosu, popularly referred to as Daddy Lumba, has disclosed that Osei Kofi is his favourite Ghanaian footballer of all-time.
In an interview with ace journalist Dan Kwaku Yeboah, the multiple-award winning high-life singer mentioned that his schoolmates used to nickname him as Osei Kofi during his schoolboy days.
The Asante Kotoko legend footballer played at the Olympic Games three times and is regarded by a section of Ghanaian football fans as the greatest footballer of all time.
“During my schoolboy days I was a very good player so my mates used to refer to me as Osei Kofi. He is a footballer I admired so much,” the accomplished musician told Dan Kwaku Yeboah.
Osei Kofi won the Ghana Premier League three times with Asante Kotoko in 1964, 1965, 1967 while winning the 1963 title with rival club Hearts of Oak.
Leter, he left Hearts to join rivals Asante Kotoko after helping the Phobians win the 1963 league title making a total of 340 official appearances and scoring over 150 goals.
He made 34 appearances by Ghana and scored 17 goals for the four-time African champions.