Anthony Annan the Ghana Blackstar midfielder has publicly taken a swipe at his wife, Gifty Annan for accusing him of neglecting her and their 4 children whiles he comfortably living with another woman.
According to the former Accra Hearts of Oak player, he has never neglected his duties to his wife and children despite the fact that his marriage to Gifty is near collapse.
Anthony Annan called on Ghanaians to rubbish the allegations from his wife and stated boldly he loves his children and will never ignore his responsibilities towards them.
“It is not true that l don’t take care of my kids; everybody who knows my kids will bear me witness. I shop for them any time l am coming from Europe, l check on them frequently via video calls, they are dear to me so under no circumstance will l turn my back on them,” Annan said in response to the accusations.
“They are my kids so why will l deny them care? I remit them regularly so the allegations by their mother can never be true.”
Anthony Annan, however, accused his wife of being financially irresponsible. The former Schalke midfielder revealed that he has set up many businesses for his wife but she ends up collapsing them.
He further alleged his wife has teamed up with her brother who is called Advisor to taint his image and paint him black to Ghanaians and his fans worldwide. He also confirmed the process to dissolve their marriage has reached an advanced stage.
A few days ago, the wife of Anthony Annan, Gifty Annan in an interview on Accra based Happy FM alleged that Anthony Annan has abandoned her and her children. He now lives with another woman whom he now has 2 children with
Mrs. Annan said though she has four kids with the former Schalke midfielder, the player has neglected them and was staying with another woman with whom he has two other children.
“The last time me or the kids set our eyes on Anthony Annan was two years ago when he came to perform the naming ceremony of our last child. He accused me of infidelity and said he was no longer interested in the marriage.”
She further explained that although Annan has called for a divorce, the necessary requirements needed to be done in order to enforce the divorce has not been done by the player.
“As at now, I do not know if I am still married to him because my family never accepted his request for a divorce and we have also not legally divorced since we married under ordinance marriage.”
When asked if Annan caters for the kids, she said, “He occasionally sends some money for the kids but it’s not enough to cater for all their needs.”