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Ghanaian defender Joseph Baffo handed Sweden U21 call

Published on: 06 October 2011

Akyereko Frimpong-Manson

Helsingborg's Ghana-born defender Joseph Baffo has been named in the Sweden's Under-21 squad, can confirm.

The 19-year-old towering defender who has played an influential role in Helsingborg IF's 7th Allsvenskan championship has represented the Scandinavian country at Under-17 and Under-19 levels.

Baffo must apply for a nationality switch to qualify to play for Ghana as a senior international.

A close source to Baffo told the defender could play for Ghana if he is approached.

Baffo was born to Ghanaian parents in the West African country and speaks Twi.


This article has 6 comment(s), give your comment
  • Saxcee4u says:
    October 06, 2011 11:32 am
  • Kwame NaaGbewa says:
    October 06, 2011 12:29 pm
    he is young. he will lay for long. we need to catch the m young! 2more years and john mensah, john pantsil and all the johns will be gone.
  • Ghanaian says:
    October 06, 2011 12:43 pm
    MotherGhana dont need men with this stile of hair.he can only have a place in Sweden but not in Ghana,Sweden take him free....I say freebonto.
  • Bakayoko says:
    October 06, 2011 07:11 pm
    Na waaaaaah.......
  • jerro,Greece says:
    October 06, 2011 07:16 pm
    Lol.@Ghanaian, Something dey do u? you wan talk say we wey we born for outside no Ghanaba? Why u dey bore when KP Boateng no dey play for Ghana?And make you no join me with your kind of spelling for style(stile). lol
  • noble says:
    October 08, 2011 01:02 pm
    haahahahaha u guys make me laugh paaaa ooo