Former Ghana international, Odartey Lamptey has sadly disclosed that he has been renting for the past eight years due to his tussle with his former wife despite having houses.
On Thursday, a Court of Appeal threw out an appeal filed by Gloria Appiah, who is the former wife of Odartey to own his seven-bedroom house in East Legon despite settling her with alimony of his four-bedroom house in Dome, a car and cash of Ghc200,000, as ordered by an Accra High Court in 2017.
Speaking in an interview, the former U-17 World Cup winner disclosed awfully that, he’s been renting a house for eight years now with his new wife and children and is still sudden by his situation only to be consoled by his children sometimes.
“I have been renting for 8years now since the first ruling, while my ex-wife is living in my 7-bed room house in East Legon in addition to the four-bedroom she has already been given,” the former Aston Villa forward told Accra based Angel FM.
“Sometimes I shed tears when I’m alone in my room. My children sometimes encourage me and ask me not to cry again,” he added.
Currently, Odartey Lamptey is the head coach of Elmina Sharks who are still fighting for survival in the ongoing Ghana Premier League campaign.
Sharks will be hosted by Asante Kotoko in the matchday 34 games on Sunday at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.