Former Ghana International Augustine Arhinful has disclosed that, then management member of the Senior national team, the Black Stars requested 20,000 Euro’s from Dutch- born Ghanaian striker Elvis Manu with the aim of helping him feature for Ghana.
Elvis Manu, currently plays for Akhisarspor in the Turkish top-flight.
“Then Black Stars management committee member requested 20,000 euros from Ghanaian – Dutch born Elvis Manu before he can wear the national team jersey”. Arhinful told Accra based Atinka FM.
Arhinful, however failed to disclose the identity of the said management member.
He further urged on the technical team of the Black Stars to forget of building team mantra, rather act professionally ahead of winning the 2019 AFCON.
“The Black Stars technical team must depart from this team building mantra.These are players who have already played in the team and we have to start talking about professional strategies on how to win the AFCON,’’
“Because the foundation of the team is there already.Why should we continue building a team over a year?, Augustine Ahinful quizzed.
Manu has scored two goals in 8 appearances in all competitions for Akhisar in the ongoing campaign.
Story by Kolog Bonaventure