Arsenal midfielder, Thomas Partey has given Ghanaian fans some glimmer of hope, after telling his teammate, Eddie Nketiah that he is “ready to play for Ghana”.
The Arsenal forward continued his prolific form in the Carabao Cup with a clinical hat-trick as Arsenal saw off League One Sunderland to book their spot in the semi-finals.
After the game, the deputy captain of the Black Stars openly stated that Eddie Nketiah is now ready to play for Ghana with the Qatar 2022 World Cup in sight.
Agent Partey still on duty for Eddie Nketiah to play for Ghana 👀
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— Owuraku Ampofo (@_owurakuampofo) December 21, 2021
In August 2020, the General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association stated that contacts have been made to lure the British-born who has Ghanaian parents to play for the Black Stars.
However, one Vincent Owusu Appiah who claims to be the uncle of Eddie Nketiah stated in an interview with Wontumi Sports that the 22-year-old’s father is holding him back from representing Ghana.
But, Edward Nketiah Snr has since denied the claims that he is preventing his son from representing Ghana.
The 21-year-old has already represented England at the U – 21 level but is yet to feature for the senior national side making him eligible to switch and represent Ghana if he so wishes.