Former Ghana Striker Calls for Inclusion of Sulley Muntari in Black Stars Squad for Nigeria Game

Former Ghana Striker Calls for Inclusion of Sulley Muntari in Black Stars Squad for Nigeria Game

  • Prince Tagoe believes including Sulley Muntari in the Black Stars squad for the match against Nigeria goes beyond football
  • The 37-year-old has been in good form since joining Hearts of Oak and scored his first goal against WAFA on Wednesday
  • Interim Black Stars coach Otto Addo is expected to name his squad for the Nigeria game next week

Prince Tagoe, a member of Ghana's team that reach the quarter finals of the World Cup in 2010 says Sulley Muntari has to be included in the Black Stars squad for the World Cup play-off against Nigeria.

Muntari's form for local club Hearts of Oak has raised eyebrows, leaving the country divided over whether he should return to the senior national team.

However, Prince Tagoe, who was speaking on Angel FM believes the veteran midfielder has so much experience to help the Black Stars qualify for the World Cup.

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Prince Tagoe playing for Ghana at the 2010 World Cup. Credit: @ghanafaofficial @442GH
Prince Tagoe wants Sulley Muntari included in Ghana team for Nigeria game. Credit: @ghanafaofficial @442GH
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“Every coach has his strategy, but I don’t know that of Otto Addo, if I were to be the coach of the Black Stars, I will just keep Sulley Muntari in the team for a certain reason,” the former Black Stars forward said.
“Maybe, there might be some difficulties in the course of the game where Muntari’s services will be needed.
“I believe in him and know what he can do. Inviting Muntari back into the Black Stars goes beyond footballing reasons.”

Tagoe and Muntari played together at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

The former TSG Hoffenheim player is yet to announce his retirement from the sport despite being inactive for some years now.

Meanwhile, Sulley Muntari looks like he would be extending his stay at Hearts of Oak beyond the season.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Sulley Muntari says only time will tell if he will be joining the Black Stars for the games against Nigeria in the World Cup play-offs.

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The 37-year-old grabbed the winner for Hearts of Oak in their Ghana Premier League encounter with WAFA at the Accra Sports Stadium on Wednesday.

In a post-match interview, the former AC Milan and Inter star stated he is focused on helping Hearts be successful but his future with the Black Stars is uncertain.