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- Kevin-Prince Boateng failed to make Ghana's squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
Former Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has descended heavily on organizers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup for neglecting human rights issues.
Boateng failed to make Ghana's squad for the World Cup despite playing actively for Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga.
The German-born Ghanaian works as a columnist for Sport 1 for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
According to Boateng, there is blood on the World Cup and his only interest is in matches involving Germany and Ghana.
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"If I weren't a SPORT1 columnist for this World Cup, I wouldn't watch a single one - with the exception of the games by Germany and Ghana," he wrote in his column for Sport 1.
"I just can't get any joy out of this World Cup. At the end of the day, you don't know how many people this tournament really has on their consciences. There's blood on this World Cup!" he added.
"In addition, it was sold, and this has been proven several times. I hope that the next World Cups will go to countries that take human rights seriously and live football."
Boateng's last appearance for Ghana was at the 2014 World Cup when Ghana faced Germany in the same group.
He has since not been recalled due to disciplinary issues.
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Source: Sports Brief News