Black Stars head Coach Charles Akonnor has revealed that Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng doesn’t want to play for the senior national football team anymore.
Akonnor disclosed this during a media briefing to announce his squad for Ghana’s AFCON 2021 qualifying double-header with Sudan.
Kevin Prince Boateng has not featured for the Black Stars since the 2014 world cup. The Besiktas man was embroiled in controversy after he was accused of acting insolently towards then Coach Kwasi Appiah and some management members during an ill-fated world cup.
He was subsequently banned from representing the national team again, although it seems this stance has been softened.
However, it seems the player is unwilling to return and this was made known by the Black Stars head coach.
“… for Prince Boateng we spoke, I don’t think he wants to play for the Black Stars again” he said in a response to a question asked earlier.
Below is Ghana’s full 23-man squad to face Sudan:
Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa), Razak Abalora, (Azam FC, Tanzania) Richard Atta (Hearts of Oak)
Kwadwo Amoako (AshantiGold), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Gideon Mensah (Zulte Waregem, Belgium)
Nicholas Opoku (Amiens, France), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany), Habib Mohammed (Asante Kotoko)
Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning, China), Alfred Duncan (Fiorentina, Italy), Iddrisu Baba (RCD Mallorca, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland, Denmark)
Christopher Antwi-Adjei (Paderborn, Germany), Tariq Fosu (Brentford FC, England), Samuel Owusu (Al Fayha FC, Saudi Arabia), Andre Ayew (Swansea City, England)
Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Red Star Belgrade, Serbia), Eugene Ansah (Hapoel Ra’anana, Israel), Yahaya Mohammed (Aduana Stars)