World Cup 2022: Ghana pursue SEVEN domestic doubles to play for Black Stars – Ghana Latest Football News, Live Scores, Results
The Ghana FA are in talks with seven players who have dual nationality to switch nationalities and play for the Black Stars in the 2022 World Cup, GHANAsoccernet.com has gathered.
Ghana have qualified for the Qatar World Cup and will face Portugal, Uruguay and Korea Republic in Group H at the tournament.
The Ghana FA is working around the clock to win over some of these key players ahead of the November Worlds.
Callum Hudson Odoi – Chelsea
According to media reports, Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi, who is prioritized on the list, acquired his passport ahead of his change of nationality to play for the Black Stars.
Born in London, England, Hudson-Odoi is a winger with dual English and Ghanaian nationality because his father was from Ghana.
He has already played three matches for the England A team, but according to FIFA rules players under 21 can change national teams even if they have played up to 3 A matches.
Eddie Nketiah – Arsenal
Talks are underway to land the Arsenal striker for the World Cup as well. Nketia has represented England at youth level but is yet to feature for the senior side.
Tariq Lamptey – Brighton
Tariq Lamptey is also on the list of players being pursued by the Ghana FA for the 2022 World Cup.
The 22-year-old was approached by the Ghana FA and former manager Otto Addo ahead of a possible change of nationality. Lamptey has represented England at youth level and is eligible to play for the Black Stars.
Mohammad Salisu – Southampton
The Inaki brothers – Atlético Bilbao
Ansgar Knauf – Frankfurt
Ansgar Knauf (20), on loan to Frankfurt from Borussia Dortmund in Germany, is also persuaded by the Ghana Football Association. transmitted to players.
George Boateng, one of the assistant coaches of the Black Stars squad in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, has urged the Ghana FA to pursue Ghanaian players in Europe with dual nationality ahead of the World Cup.
“Everyone knows there are a lot of great players in Europe who deserve to play for Ghana. It’s the Ghana Football Association’s job to make an effort,” he said.
By Herbert Boakye Yiadom