Fans Warn Kobbie Mainoo Against Picking Ghana Over England After Impressive Display in Everton Win

Fans Warn Kobbie Mainoo Against Picking Ghana Over England After Impressive Display in Everton Win

Lukman Mumuni
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Ghanaians have shared their views on Kobbie Mainoo's potential Ghana switch
  • The Manchester United youngster is eligible to play for the Black Stars
  • Kobbie Mainoo starred as Manchester United defeated Everton on Sunday

Ghanaian football fans have advised Manchester United midfielder Kobbie Mainoo against a decision to pick the Black Stars over the English national team.

Mainoo produced an outstanding performance on his first Premier League start as the Red Devils strolled to a 3-0 win against Everton on Sunday.

His performances for the English giants has raised eyebrows from the Ghana Football Association due to his Ghanaian heritage.

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Kobbie Mainoo in action for Manchester United in the English Premier League. Credit: @ManUtd @GhanaBlackstars
Source: Twitter

The 18-year-old was born to Ghanaian parents in England and remains eligible to represent the Black Stars at senior level.

However, fans of the Black Stars have advised him to reject attempts from the Ghanaian FA.

How fans reacted to a question on Mainoo joining the Black Stars

@flexkgermain posted:

Go create your own. A lot of brilliant ballers are in the hinterland mope saa dodo

@vigilantGhanai1 added:

So that you play Dede Ayew ahead of him.

@taju_rich wrote:

Kobbie Mainoo don’t agree to play for Ghana wai thanks

@ogabby10 tweeted:

Make he nor try or think of playing black stars ..

@kokotiberma posted:

Black whaaaat? So they damage his career

@RedHatPentester added:

They’ll destroy his talent

@padmondjung also wrote:

So you Play the Ayew brothers that are sh*t before him or what. You waited for him to blow before approaching, how about scouting such talents for your youth teams before hand, instead of taking pays and letting less talented play?!

@samkekesi posted:

The nonsense has started again


Allow him, what investment Ghana has made in him that you want him to play for black stars.

@KTB added:

I will advise him NEVER to set foot in Ghana to play for us. Even if he were to come to play for us, will Chris Houghton not start Edmund Addo and Dede Ayew? Has Chris Houghton played Konigsdorffer?

Garnacho scores beauty as Man United beat Everton

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Manchester United rubbed salt into Everton wounds as Alejandro Garnacho's stunning overhead kick helped the Red Devils to a 3-0 win that left the Toffees still rooted in the Premier League relegation zone.

Everton's first match since receiving a 10-point deduction for breaches of financial rules was met with a furious response at Goodison Park as the home support held up thousands of placards labelling the Premier League "corrupt".

But the match was only three minutes old when Garnacho produced a sublime piece of skill that will go down as one of the great Premier League goals.

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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.
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