Tariq Lamptey is currently in Ghana according to reports. The Brighton defender is here with his father to watch Ghana Black Stars play Afcon qualifier against Madagascar
Though Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey is not part of the current squad, he’s been a huge prospect and Black Stars management are doing everything possible to confirm his decision to play for the senior team.
The Brighton defender is the latest on the list willing to switch nationality to play for Ghana Black Stars. Callum Hudson Odoi and Eddie Nketiah are also working to pledge their allegiance to Ghana.
Tariq Lamptey pulled out from the U-21England squad when Black Stars officials reached out to him.
“Tariq Lamptey was the last I thought will play for Ghana. Now his decision is 109% made. His nationality process has hastened beyond imagination. One of the best young right backs in the world will be a Ghana International soon” Ghanaian sports journalist, Saddick Adams posted on twitter.
Chelsea winger Callum Hudson Odoi earlier said he would only play for Black Stars if Chris Hughton becomes Head Coach. Read more:Callum Hudson Odoi willing to play for Ghana Black Stars if Chris Hughton is made Head Coach
Perhaps this is the right time to play for mother Ghana since his wish has been fulfilled. They are expected to play their first debut match for Ghana in September this year.