Premier League star makes Ghana U-turn


A Premier League star has surprised Ghana's coaching staff after he reportedly reversed his decision to play for the Black Stars in their important 2022 World Cup playoff clash. 

Southampton star Mohammed Salisu had initially decided to play for Ghana after the approach from head coach Otto Addo and technical advisor Chris Hughton appeared to work. 

After rejecting several call-ups from the Black Stars, Salisu was set to make his debut for Ghana with a relative claiming that he will finally play. 

However, the defender appears to have made a U-turn after he was angered by one of the Ghana Football Association’s judicial body’s decision to consider a protest by a club contesting the status of the player. 

According to GhanaSoccernet, the 22-year-old is livid over the latest handling of his amateur transfer tussle between his two former youth clubs Creative Soccer Academy and Africa Talent Academy. 

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Salisu wanted the GFA to dismiss the case brought by Creative Soccer Academy but the football body is not allowed to interfere in its judicial body's decisions to maintain objectivity. 

The conflict between the two clubs have been at the centre of the star’s reasons for not playing for the African nation. 

As such, the report adds that he will not be available for the crunch tie against Nigeria unless anything changes in the case. 

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