Ghana goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim responds to age-cheat allegations

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The promising shot-stopper has been drafted into Ghana's squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome & Principe and took time to address previous accusations of age cheating that were made against him.

Danlad, who is on loan at King Faisal from Asante Kotoko, made headlines in 2017 when he featured for Ghana at the U-17 FIFA World Cup side at the age of 14, before later starring at the previous two editions of the U-20 AFCON.

Meschack Elia was found guilty of altering his age
Meschack Elia was found guilty of altering his age by one year with a fake passport.
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Tobie Mimboe - aged cheated on several occasions before being dubbed Peter Pan.
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Carlos Alberto - claimed he was five years younger and won the U20 World Cup with Brazil.
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Seuntjie Motlhajwa - born in 1981 but claimed he was born in 1983.
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Shiva N'Zigou - The 'youngest scorer' at AFCON admitted he was five-years older during his playing days.
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Juan Espinoza - posed as nine years younger with different name and nationality.
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Sibusiso Mzizi - used fake passport that meant he started school at the age of two.
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Gourav Mukhi - claimed he was 16 but was in fact 28-years-old.
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Ex-Free State stars defender Musa Magagula admitted he used his couins identity as Goodman Sauhatsi.
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Collins Mbesuma alleged he is one year younger than his reported age.

"I was feeling very bad because I was fighting for my country and my people are doing this to me on social media and everywhere It affected me and it showed in our game against Mali which I even made a mistake and we got eliminated from the competition”

"But now I have grown to accept that criticism is part of the job as Neymar always says it. So now it doesn’t worry me at all when people make those accusations against me."

Danlab most recently featured for Ghana at the U-20 AFCON tournament in Mauritania where he helped guide the Black Satellites to a fourth title, while earning himself a spot in the Team of the Tournament.