Former Kotoko keeper Abdoulaye Soulama bed-ridden

Burkina Faso and former Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Abdoulaye Soulama is reported to be suffering from illness in his hometown.

The former Hear of Oak shot stopper is said to be receiving treatment from the Regional Hospital Centre (CHR) where he is on admission.

According to the Governor of the Cascades region in Burkina Faso, Soulama as lost his eye sight however the doctors have not been able to provide proper treatment to guarantee his release from the hospital.

The 37 year old goalkeeper began his career with ASFA Yennega before joining Turkish side Denislispor in the 2000 to 2002 where he played 24 games and helped them gain UEFA Cup qualification.

He joined Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko in the year 2007 and played till 2014 before he left to join their rivals Accra Hearts of Oak.

Soulama was a member of the Burkinabé 2004 African Nations Cup team, who finished bottom of their group in the first round of competition, thus failing to secure qualification for the quarter-finals.

After about five years absence from the national side he was recalled in 2012 for a May 16 exhibition match against Benin national football team and next month’s 2014 FIFA World Cup double-header qualifiers against Congo and Gabon

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