Fans Slam Daniel Amartey After Conceding Penalty in Leicester Defeat

Fans Slam Daniel Amartey After Conceding Penalty in Leicester Defeat

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:21 PM
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  • Ghana defender Daniel Amartey is at the receiving end of fan criticisms
  • The Black Stars defender conceded a penalty as Leicester lost to Newcastle United
  • Amartey started for the Foxes and lasted the entire duration of the game

Fans of Leicester City are unhappy with the performance of Ghana defender Daniel Amartey following their defeat to Newcastle United on Boxing Day.

Amartey conceded a penalty just a minute into the game after a poor tackle in the box on Newcastle forward Joelinton.

Chris Wood smashed home from the spot to hand the visitors the lead at the King Power Stadium. The Foxes failed to recover as they ended up losing 3-0 at home.

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Leicester City fans have slammed Daniel Amartey for conceding a penalty against Newcastle United. Credit: @premierleague
Source: Twitter

Miguel Almiron doubled the lead four minutes later before Joelinton completed a first half dominance with Newcastle's third in the 32nd minute.

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Amartey lasted the entire duration despite his early minute mistake.

How fans reacted on social media:

@jamessowah wrote:

Daniel Amartey sigh

@HaarisNoray added:

Luke Thomas and Daniel Amartey are not Premier League Level. Leicester need some serious investment in their squad if they are to do anything

@AjSmith_27 tweeted:

Daniel Amartey is the worst CB I've ever seen in a Leicester shirt.

@Dagaffer_10 posted;

Daniel Amartey is still drunk from the World Cup

@SweetIsrael_ wrote:

As them spare Daniel Amartey for those silly tackles during blackstars Uruguay he think say them go take dash am against Newcastle.

@GodwinLade3 posted:

Same old Daniel Amartey, smh, this is the defender for Ghana

@JeffKwakuM added:

Whenever I see Daniel Amartey my blood pressure joss starts to rise

@Afcvipul tweeted:

I have literally never seen Daniel Amartey do anything good for Leicester ffs how is this brudda still around

@MCThomas_16 posted:

Daniel Amartey is such a useless footballer. My goodness!!

Amartey arrive for Ghana friendly

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana coach Otto Addo has his full squad for the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua this week following the arrivals of Daniel Amartey and Mohammed Salisu.

The English Premier League duo touched down in France on Tuesday and immediately joined the rest of their teammates for training.

Leicester's Daniel Amartey and Southampton's Mohammed Salisu are expected to start in the friendly against Brazil in Le Havre on Friday.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.