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Ghana target Eddie Nketiah yet to decide on nationality switch

Published on: 07 August 2022

England youth international, Eddie Nketiah says he is yet to decide on playing for the Black Stars.

The Arsenal forward is among some Ghanaian players of foreign descent  being chased by the Ghana FA to switch nationality ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

The Ghana FA has successfully convinced five Ghanaian players of foreign descent, Inaki Williams (Atletico Bilbao), Tariq Lamptey (Brighton), Stephen Ambrosius (Hamburg), Ransford Yeboah ( Hamburg) and Patrick Pfiffer to play for the four-time Africa champions ahead of the Mundial.

GHANAsoccernet.com understands that officials of the Ghana FA have held talks with Eddie Nketiah and his family over nationality switch ahead of the World Cup.

The 23-year-old who is eligible to play for Ghana through his parents stated in an interview that  he is yet to take a decision.

According to the center-forward he is focused on cementing his place at Arsenal at the moment

"Yeah at the moment it is just focusing on the club and cementing my place here, contract situation that has been most of my thinking.

"I think a point will come where i will sit down with my family hopefully in the near future and then make a decision. I haven't made my mind yet so will sit down with my family and my team and see which is good for me.

 

 

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