The lives of African athletes after years of competition have often not been pleasant, especially when they do not manage their finances well during their active years.
However, most sportsmen are now becoming smart and investing in viable businesses to ensure life after years of sports activities becomes fruitful.
Former Ghana Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan is one who has an array of businesses including the “Paradise Pac” sachet water, even though yet to call time on his career.
Ex-Ghana international, Nii Odartey Lamptey has ventured into academia and football business with his GloLamp International School and the GloLamp Soccer Academy.
Quite a few have or are moving into business whether retired or still active.
One of such is former Liberty Professionals and Hearts of Oak striker, Bernard Arthur.
The 24-year-old is about launching into the sachet water business with his “Manucho’s Mineral Water.”
He is expected to launch the product into the market as soon as possible.
Apart from his attempt to enter the sachet water business, the former WAFA striker has the “Manucho Firm Investments.”
Bernard Arthur’s love for business dates back to when he played for Liberty Professionals.
His career has also seen him play for Tanzanian club, Azam FC, Aïn M’lila of Algeria and last had a stint with FK Apolonia of Albania.