Ghana Football Association (GFA) president, Kurt Okraku has announced that the West African nation has completed the nationality switches of five Ghanaian players born in Europe.
The country’s football governing body leader took to his official Facebook page to confirm that six players including Southampton centre-back Salisu Mohammed are now available for Black Stars invitations.
After Ghana’s qualification to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the GFA has been holding talks with some Ghanaian players born in Europe to switch allegiance to represent the Black Stars.
Kurt Okraku on Tuesday evening announced that the Football Association has successfully snatched Tariq Lamptey, Inaki Williams, Stephan Ambrosius, Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer and Patric Pfeiffer from some European countries.
Spanish-born Ghanaian striker Iñaki Williams has also completed his nationality switch to play for the Black Stars ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup slated for November to December.
Hamburg SV duo Stephan Ambrosius and Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer were born in Germany as well as Patric Pfeiffer of SV Darmstadt but the trio have decided to switch international allegiance to represent the four-time Africa Cup of Nations champions.