His career took a nosedive when he was sacked from Asante Kotoko by Yaw Bawuah, chairman of the club over alleged indiscipline. Hearts of Oak fans for the joy of signing a big fish from Asante Kotoko nick-named him Nii Opoku. At the national team level, Opoku Afriyie was also a tormentor-in-chief in the shirt of the Black Stars. Afriyie would later become the Team Manager of the Black Stars and Asante Kotoko. A lot of the Black Stars players speak highly of his ability to relate very well with players.
Source: GhanaWeb March 30, 2020 15:00 UTC