‘I was addicted to cocaine and marijuana,’ Great Olympics former star reveals

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The Wonder Club’s former player says he was introduced to drugs and that hindered his progress

Former Great Olympics striker Charles Duah has revealed that he was into drugs during his days in Ghana Premier League.

The former striker was part of the Olympics squad when they gained promotion to participate in the maiden edition of Ghana Premier League in 1995.

“I had not taken alcohol until the day I was informed that I was not going to make the trip with the squad to Ecuador due to some paperwork and issues with my passport. I became very sad and bought myself a bottle of Guinness and that is where it all began,” Duah told Asempa FM in an interview.

“I smoked at least twice a day. Once in the morning and once in the evening. There were a group of players at Olympics who were also smokers so we form a smoking gang. But I must say that I never took some of the weed to the national team camp but anytime I was dropped from the team those who knew I was addicted to smoking blamed it on my addiction to smoking but that was not the case.”

“There was one time schoolmate of mine visited me at my home at Abeka Junction and brought along cocaine so we started smoking and that day I really

“There was one time I was dropped ahead of a trip to Egypt. I was asked to go to Accra Sports Stadium to collect my transport allowance but I lied about the situation that I was travelling to Kumasi so that the money would give me money.”

Olympics had a fantastic campaign last season as they finished within the top four.

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