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Midfielder Forson Amankwah Earns Black Stars Call up for March friendlies

Ghana's Black Stars have called up RB Salzburg midfielder Forson Amankwah for their impending well disposed matches against Nigeria and Uganda, supplanting harmed player Elisha Owusu.

This is a somewhat late expansion to the squad, as Amankwah was not initially named in the squad announced by coach Otto Addo over the course of the end of the week. Be that as it may, with Owusu getting a physical issue during Auxerre's league game against Caen, the group required another midfielder, and Amankwah got approval, as per 3sports.

Despite the fact that Mohammed Diomande, an Ivorian midfielder, was likewise named in the squad, he is probably not going to feature in that frame of mind because of issues with finishing his naturalization process in time.

Accordingly, Amankwah is supposed to join the squad in Morocco and give profundity in the midfield position. In spite of being another face in the Black Stars setup, Amankwah has been on the radar of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for quite a while.

He played for WAFA in the Ghana Premier League prior to joining European club Salzburg, where he invested energy in credit at Liefering and Rheindorf Altach prior to getting back to the primary group this season. His exhibitions in the association and UEFA Champions League definitely stand out enough to be noticed of the public group selectors, prompting his consideration in the 55-man temporary crew for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Amankwah plays as an attacking midfielder in the number 10 job however can likewise fill in as a defensive midfielder. Recently, he communicated his craving to address Ghana at the global level, and presently he has been allowed his opportunity.

In the event that all works out positively, he might make his presentation for the Black Stars when they go head to head against Nigeria on March 22nd, trailed by a match against Uganda on March 26th, both occurring in Marrakech, Morocco.


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