Inaki Williams and Tariq Lamptey Arrive in Black Stars Camp Ahead of Brazil Friendly

Inaki Williams and Tariq Lamptey Arrive in Black Stars Camp Ahead of Brazil Friendly

  • New Black Stars players Inaki Williams and Tariq Lamptey have reported to the Black Stars camp for the first time
  • The Athletic Club striker and the Brighton defender are set to make their Ghana debut when the Black Stars play Brazil
  • The four times champions have lined up friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua in the international break

Inaki Williams and Tariq Lamptey have reported to the Black Stars camp ahead of the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua.

The duo switched nationalities to represent Ghana and are both expected to make their debut when the Black Stars face Brazil on Friday.

In a photo posted on social media, the pair were spotted in their Ghanaian kits as they prepare for the two games later this week.

Tariq Lamptey, Inaki Williams, Ghana, International Friendlies
Inaki Williams and Tariq Lamptey have arrived for Ghana's international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua. Credit: @ghanasoccernet Getty Images
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Inaki Williams represented Spain at senior level, making one appearance in a game against Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, the 28-year-old decided to represent to the country of his parents following changes in the nationality switch rules.

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Meanwhile, Lamptey played for England at youth levels before switching to play for the Black Stars.

Ghana will play Brazil in Le Havre on Friday, September 23, before engaging Nicaragua three days later in Spain.

Inaki Williams, Tariq Lamptey and four others switch nationalities to play for Ghana

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that the senior men's national team, Black Stars has been inundated with positive news following the revelation of a quintet of players ready to play for Ghana.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been working assiduously to convince players with dual nationality to switch international allegiance.

With barely four months left for the start of the FIFA World Cup, the president of the Ghana FA Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku has confirmed there has been a breakthrough with negotiations of convincing foreign-born players with Ghanaian lineage.

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Tariq Lamptey delighted to represent Ghana

Former England U21 defender Tariq Lamptey has finally reacted to his nationality switch ahead of his Black Stars debut later this month.

The Brighton and Hove Albion right-back has been named in Ghana's squad for the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua.

And in a video posted on social media, Lamptey expressed delight in switching nationalities to represent Ghana.

Source: Sports Brief News