‘It’s not easy to play football when fasting’ – Ghanaian defender Mohammed Salisu on his recent poor form


Ghanaian Center-back and Southampton star, Mohammed Salisu says fasting and playing football at the same time has affected his form.

The Ghanaian defender has been struggling in recent weeks following a series of costly errors in the Premier League costing his team precious points.

In an explanation of his dip in Form in recent games, Salisu admitted that it’s not easy observing Ramadan and playing football.

”I’m doing Ramadan and it’s not easy. It’s very hard at the same time playing games, I think it’s a little bit affected me. But I’m still working hard and I will get back strong,” he told the Daily Echo, as quoted by Ghanasoccernet.

He has been at the receiving end of some backlash by his coach and the general public together with football pundits across Europe for his recent poor outings.

Nonetheless, the young defender who’s known to be a Warrior is confident of rediscovering his lost form soon.

”For me, in football mistakes come. When it comes, you have to stay positive and try to believe in yourself.

”Try to sit down and see what’s not right so you can make it better. I had a couple of bad games, I will say. But I’m still working hard to get back to my best,” he added.

By: D. N. A. MENSAH, Daily Mail GH

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