Former Asante Kotoko midfielder, Sulley Muniru retires from football at 29.
The ex porcupine warriors midfielder has suddenly announced the retirement of his footballing career at a short age due to injury constraints.
The 29-year-old combative midfielder who’s also a younger brother of Sulley Ali Muntari, formerly of Black Stars, AC Milan and Inter Milan announced his unexpected retirement through his official Instagram page on Tuesday.
Muniru, who started his career at the juvenile level of Dansoman based Liberty professionals cited medical situations as his reasons for quitting football and would venture into football agency to help and nurture the young talents.
The hard tackling midfielder in his considerations to quit football shared an emotional statement on his social media page and it read below.
“Life is about pursuing your passion and making the necessary choices and tradeoff to realize your long term vision. It is with great joy and sadness that I announce my retirement and the next chapter of my football journey – my greatest passion.
The decision was not made lightly and was prompted in lieu of some medical development. Moving forward I’ll focus my efforts off pitch and nurture the next generation of football talent through my new agency, 4fk agency. I’d like to take the opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to all clubs CFR Cluj, Steaua Bucaresti, Tondela, Yeni Malatyaspor, Dinamo Minsk, Tambov, Asante Kotoko and FK Minsk.
To all my coaches, medical staffs, team mates and loved ones, fans and supporters, thank you all for being there for me on this incredible journey”.
Muniru had a short stint with Asante Kotoko in the 2020/21 season where he featured in five (5) league games and subsequently joined Romanian side, FK Minsk after he mutually terminated his two years contract with the Ghanaian powerhouse.