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Premier League star agrees to play for Ghana - GFA Spokesperson confirms Featured

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Ghana Football Association Spokesperson, Henry Asante Twum has confirmed Ghanaian youngster, Mohammed Salisu who plays for Southampton in the Premier League, has confirmed to represent Ghana at national level.

 
 

The ace sports Journalist made this declaration in an exclusive interview with Kumasi-based Nhyira FM when he was quizzed to give out explanations on some of the decisions made in the recent call ups announced by head coach C.K Akonnor last Thursday.

 
Initially, the 21 year old during the regime of former coach, Akwasi Appiah, petitioned the country's highest football governing body seeking for time and asked to be excused from the national team last year after having a sensational spell with Real Valladolid in the Spanish Laliga.
 
However, the mouthpiece of the FA has revealed the young centre-back has now given them the assurance to represent the country but is out of the latest squad due to the current Covid restrictions in the United Kingdom.
 Mohammed Salisu Southampton
Also, he noted Mohammed Salisu is a quality player who has started finding his rhythm and believe he will help the Black Stars going forward due to the exposure he's gotten in arguably, the most competitive league in the world. He stated; 
 
"Mohammed Salisu has confirmed to play for us and he is part of our plans. This moment isn't right to invite him. We are only happy he's overcome the challenges and started getting game time at Southampton."
 
"He is a top quality material from the Premier League undoubtedly and will help us. When the Covid restrictions are lifted, he will be back on our radar."
 
The African Talent Academy product completed a sensational £10m switch from the Jose Zorrilla based club in the summer to join Southampton, and has made five appearances so far in the Premier League after having a tremendous debut against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup.
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