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Disappointment as Ghana Set To Lose Talented Winger to Spain After Earning First National Team Invite
- Spain-born Ghanaian Nico Williams has been handed his first international invite by Luis Enrique
- The Athletic Club winger is set to snub Ghana for the Spanish national team following his maiden senior call-up
- Spain will face Switzerland and Portugal in the UEFA Nations League in September before the World Cup in November
Four times African champions, Ghana, are set to lose talented Athletic Bilbao winger Nico Williams to the Spanish national football team.
The 20-year-old born to Ghanaian parents in Spain has earned his first call-up from the European nation.
The games could also be an avenue for the highly-rated youngster to justify his inclusion in the squad for the World Cup in Qatar.
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Nico Williams, who was in Ghana with his senior brother Inaki Williams during the summer holidays, had been tipped to switch nationalities and play for the Black Stars.
However, it looks like Spain are set to cap-tie him before any possible move by Ghana to call him for international assignments.
His senior brother has agreed to play for Ghana and has been named in the squad for the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua.
Nico Williams reveals admiration for Ghana legend Asamoah
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that rising star Nico Williams has revealed his utmost admiration for former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan.
The Spanish born-Ghanaian spent the summer holidays in the country as he reconnects with his African roots.
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In an interview with Tv3, the highly-rated winger disclosed that he picks inspiration from the Ghanaian legend and wants to be prolific as Asamoah Gyan.
Williams brothers arrive in Ghana for summer holidays
Iñaki Williams and his younger brother, Nico Williams, have have arrived in Ghana ahead of their imminent nationality switch.
The Spain-born duo arrived on Monday to begin the process of changing their nationality ahead of the World Cup later this year.
According to top Ghanaian Sports Journalist Michael Oti Adjei, the pair will have a meeting with the Ghana Football Association before finalizing their switch.