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Mohammed Salisu to honor Black Stars upcoming AFCON qualifiers

Mohammed Salisu will honor Ghana’s invitation for next Month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Madagascar and the Central Africa Republic.

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WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 11: Mahammed Salisu of Southampton during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton at Molineux on February 11, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

The defender who has refused previous invitations is all set to represent Ghana after initial failed attempts to get him into the Black Stars team.

Salisu refused call-ups under former Coach CK Akonnor, went on to turn down invitation from Serbian Milovan Rajevac for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

He further turned down a call-up for Ghana’s World Cup qualifier against Nigeria but now set to join after meeting with Ghana Football Association President Kurt Okraku.

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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 07: Mohammed Salisu of Southampton during a pre-season friendly between Southampton FC and Athletic Bilbao at St Mary’s Stadium on August 07, 2021 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)

Close sources reveal the player has finally agreed and will be part of Ghana’s next international assignment which will be the Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The 22-year-old recently had patchy games at Southampton which saw him relegated to the bench.


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Frank Darkwah

Ghanaian Sports Journalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Sports writing. Accredited CAF and FIFA photo journalist

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