EXCLUSIVE: Three footballers with foreign births will be given FIFA approval to play for Ghana next week

During the September international break, three players who were born overseas will join the Black Stars.

Three players who were born in Europe will be permitted to play for the Black Stars next week, according to TIENEWS.org, who has been in contact with the Ghana Football Association.

Although the players’ names have not yet been released, the German-born coach is sure that fresh players will join the squad before the September international break.

Recently, the names of defender Tariq Lamptey of Brighton and Hove Albion and striker Eddie Nketiah, who was born in England, have come up.

Inaki Williams

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Another player rumored to be on the FA’s list for a nationality swap is Athletic Club forward Inaki Williams, who has been in the nation since last week.

Eddie Nketiah

“The time is limited. First of all if you’ve played for another country, the process is long. But it is an open secret that we have talked to a lot of players and latest by next week, we will know who will have to join us,” Ghana coach, Otto Addo told Joy News.

“Surely we have to be very fast now. We set the limits and we want at least if somebody wants to join us or we know someone who can help us, he must be ready for the September window,” he added.

Tariq Lamptey

“For that the answer is now and hopefully next week, we will know more.”

The Black Stars have been practicing for the FIFA World Cup in Japan. After defeating Chile on penalties, the squad took third place in the Kirin Cup competition.

The next time Ghana will play is in September, just before the World Cup in Qatar later in the year.

SOURCE: Ghanasoccernet.com

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