Brighton and Hove Albion youngster Tariq Lamptey is in ecstacy after being handed first Ghana call-up by Coach Otto Addo for Black Stars upcoming international friendlies.
The Ghanaian youngster has been given a chance to shine with the Stars after switching his nationality from England to play for Ghana.
He has expressed how excited he feels to be handed a debut Ghana call-up ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar later this year.
He’s expected to make his debut later this month as Ghana takes on Brazil and Nicaragua respectively in a Pre-World Cup friendly matches.
“I’m happy that everything is completed with FIFA and I’m able to play for Ghana. I thank God for giving me this opportunity, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in making this happen.”
“I’d like to take a moment to thank England and everyone involved in my journey so far, had some unbelievable memories,I’m grateful for everyone who’s helped me along the way coaches, staff,players and fans . It was an honour to wear the shirt and represent the country thank you.”
I’m really excited to start this journey and looking forward to representing Ghana. I can’t wait to play in front of you amazing fans. Thank you for the warm welcome let’s gooo 💪🏾🔋⚡️”, Tariq Lamptey wrote on social media.
I’m happy that everything is completed with FIFA and I’m able to play for Ghana.
I thank God for giving me this opportunity, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in making this happen. pic.twitter.com/pHSre5Ti1K
— Tariq Lamptey (@TariqLamptey) September 7, 2022