Angry Agent of Crystal Palace Star Brands GFA as Corrupt After Schlupp's World Cup Omission

Angry Agent of Crystal Palace Star Brands GFA as Corrupt After Schlupp's World Cup Omission

Lukman Mumuni
November 8, 2022 at 11:17 PM
  • Jeffrey Schlupp's agent has taken to social media to angrily react to his player's omission from the Black Stars team ahead of the World Cup
  • Schlupp has been named in Ghana's 55-man squad for the tournament in Qatar but reports in the West African nation indicate the player has been dropped
  • Ghana coach Otto Addo is expected to name his final 26-man squad on Wednesday before the tournament starts in 11 days

Agent of Crystal Palace midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp, Calvin Riches is on a ranting spree after learning his client has been dropped from the Ghana squad ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Reports in Ghana indicate Schlupp has been left out of the team despite being named in the 55-man provisional squad.

His agent took to social media to describe the Ghana Football Association as corrupt, before going on to rain curses on Ghanaians.

Jeffrey Schlupp, Ghana, World Cup
Jeffrey Schlupp's agent vents his anger at GFA after player's World Cup omission. Credit: Getty Images @ghanasoccernet
Source: Twitter

Mr Riches also wished Ghana are eliminated at the group stage of the tournament.

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"A bunch of criminals, Ghana Football Association. Corruption. Don't ever call my phone," he wrote in his Instagram story.

Later on he took to snapchat to continue his attack on the FA and Ghanaians.

"F*ck GFA. Ghanaians are disgraceful. Don't ever call my phone again ever again. A bunch of imbecile from the President to the coach. F*ck you," he added.

His actions confirmed the reports by the media in Ghana. Schlupp was making a return to the national team after almost five years of absence.

The German-born Ghanaian has been in good form for Crystal Palace in the English Premier League this season.

Asamoah Gyan reacts to omission of three players from Black Stars squad

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Asamoah Gyan has joined the conversation online following the omission of three players from the Black Stars team ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The 36-year-old who will miss the World Cup has been monitoring events with regards to the senior national team.

And according to GHANASoccernet, Joseph Painstil, Majeed Ashimeru and Felix Afena-Gyan have all been dropped by coach Otto Addo ahead of the announcement of his final squad.

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