Addo tips Ghana's Ofori to succeed at Maritzburg

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The Fire Club's shot-stopper believes his Black Stars teammate will have a wonderful spell with the Team of Choice in South Africa

Ghana and Aduana Stars goalkeeper Joseph Addo is the latest player to throw his support behind Richard Ofori, who joined South African Premier Soccer League side Maritzburg United.

The 24-year-old goalkeeper signed a three-year deal with the Team of Choice last week, in an undisclosed fee from Wa All Stars and, Addo, who is currently the second-choice to Ofori at the Ghana's setup, believes his teammate's hunger for success will make him an instant hit.

“I have been working with Richard Ofori and I am very certain that he will be a success at Maritzburg United in South Africa,” Addo was quoted as saying by

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“He has a lot of hunger in him and I am more than certain that he will be a good signing and hit for the club next season,” he added.

Ofori, who joined his teammates for the pre-season, is expected to become the first choice at Maritzburg following the departure of Namibian shot-stopper Virgil Vries.

He becomes the fifth Ghanaian aside Anas Mohammed, John Paintsil, Frank Sarfo Gyamfi and Yakubu Mohammad to play for the club.