Former Ghana FA Chairman Weighs In on Sulley Muntari Black Stars Discussion

Former Ghana FA Chairman Weighs In on Sulley Muntari Black Stars Discussion

  • Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe argues Sulley Muntari should not be forced onto the Black Stars technical team
  • Muntari's recent performance with current league champions Hearts of Oak has sparked discussions of his inclusion into the Black Stars squad
  • Meanwhile, Black Stars head coach Otto Addo is yet to announce his squad to face the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the World Cup play-off

Board member of Accra Hearts of Oak Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has hinted that Sulley Muntari should not be pushed to the handlers of the Black Stars.

Muntari's performance for the current Ghana Premier League champions has been impressive.

He has mustered a goal and an assist in six outings for the Phobians, laced with virtuoso displays from midfield which has generated discussions of his inclusion into the national team.

Former Ghana FA Chairman Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe believes Sulley Muntari should not be pushed to the Black Stars. Photo credit: @Hitz1039FM @442gh
Former Ghana FA Chairman Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe believes Sulley Muntari should not be pushed to the Black Stars. Photo credit: @Hitz1039FM @442gh
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With fast-spreading calls for his inclusion in the yet to be named Black Stars squad, Dr Nyaho Tamakloe believes such a call should be left to the technical team.

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“Don’t push him to the Black Stars. If he feels like doing it, he will offer himself." The experienced football administrator told Accra based radio station Asempa FM.

Dr Tamakloe was, however, quick to note that Muntari will deliver should he receive a chance to return to the senior men's national team.

“And when he gets there, he’s a hardworking boy and he will deliver,” he added.

Ghana will play the first of the two-legged affair with Nigeria on Friday, March 25, at the Cape Coast stadium, with the reverse fixture staged at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on March 29.

Muntari to miss Hearts game against Aduana Stars

Meanwhile, Sulley Ali Muntari might not be available for Accra Hearts of Oak ahead of their matchday 20 fixture against Aduana Stars.

According to multiple reports on the local media landscape, Sulley will not join the current league champions in their away trip to Dormaa.

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The 37-year-old is reported to have cited the long-distance to the match venue as the reason behind his decision not to travel with the club.

Experienced football administrator calls for Muntari's inclusion in the Black Stars

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that the Administrative Manager of the Ghana League Clubs Association, Mr Oduro Nyarko says Sulley Muntari needs to be in the Black Stars team for the World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.

Ghana hosts the Super Eagles on March 25 in the first leg in Cape Coast before travelling to Abuja for the second leg four days later.

Ahead of the crucial encounter, Mr Oduro Nyarko, who has been impressed with Muntari's display in the domestic league is urging the technical team to invite the veteran midfielder.

Source: Sports Brief News