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Dwarfs coach Sarpong shocked by Samuel Inkoom snub for AFCON qualifiers

Published on: 21 August 2014
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By Rahman Osman

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Ebusua Dwarfs coach J.E Sarpong believes defender Samuel Inkoom deserves a call-up for Ghana’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations double-header next month.

The FC Dnipro player was left out of the 24-man squad announced on Wednesday for the Group E qualifiers against Uganda and Togo.

Inkoom and South Africa-based Rashid Sumaila were overlooked alongside World Cup troublemakers Adam Kwarasey, Kevin Prince Boateng, Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari.

Sarpong says a half-fit Opare ahead of Inkoom beats his imagination.

“I think the experience Samuel Inkoom brings into the team should not be undermined,” Sarpong said.

“I understand Opare is not 100% but still comes ahead of Inkoom that’s a bit strange but all in all it was okay.”

Ghana will play Uganda in Kumasi before taking on Togo in Lome.

Do you think Inkoom deserves a place in the Black Stars? Do you think he is better than Opare? Make your views known in the box below:


This article has 5 comment(s), give your comment
  • Abrantie says:
    August 22, 2014 01:47 am
    @ GSN, why are you labeling KPB, Munatri, Essien as "trouble makers" ?
  • Big Joe says:
    August 22, 2014 05:28 am
    Inkoom deserves to make a 24-man squad if not starting XI.
  • Ghanaman says:
    August 21, 2014 05:09 pm
    Inkoom deserves to be in the squad..AA pliz revisit your selection process.
  • Ghanaman says:
    August 21, 2014 06:20 pm
    Inkoom is club less... He is also not good enough
  • zongo says:
    August 21, 2014 07:29 pm
    i am glad that you, coach sarpong, are not the coach of black stars. Inkoom sucks plain and simple and it surprises me that a so called coach like you doesn't see that.