Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) Govt Council member, George Amoako has revealed it’s troublesome to get Ghanaian gamers born overseas to play for the Black Stars due to ‘talks of juju’.
Amoako, who additionally heads the Black Stars administration committee, stated in an interview with Nhyira FM that these claims by the general public scare the gamers, although some have curiosity in representing the senior nationwide staff.
“Many of the [Ghanaian] gamers born in Europe, if you wish to entice them to come back and play for Ghana, it is extremely troublesome. They principally aspire to play for his or her nation of delivery or host nations. Even their dad and mom don’t go for their kids enjoying for Ghana”
“There are loads of perceptions about how Ghanaian footballers play the sport. Reckless tackles, harmful tendencies within the Ghanaian sport and talks of juju put them off”.
Lately, GFA and Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor have been making an attempt to persuade some gamers to pledge their worldwide future to Ghana.
Arsenal’s Eddie Nketiah and Tariq Lamptey of Brighton are the notable gamers, the coach is alleged to have contacted.
Early this month, proficient attacker Jeremy Doku, who had been focused by Black Stars, made his debut for Belgium and scored.