Young Ghanaian box-to-box midfielder Edmund Addo has been named in the Ghana squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia and South Africa, Sportsworldghana.com can report.
The former FC Senica player has been rewarded with a call-up following his breakthrough season in Europe this season with Moldovan side FC Sheriff Tiraspol.
Black Stars head coach Milovan Rajevac met the youngster in Italy where he had discussions with the player during a UEFA Champions League match against Inter Milan at the San Siro last month.
Following a successful talk with the player, Sportsworldghana.com sources at Sheriff Tiraspol can confirm that the youngster has earned an invitation for the first time to represent Ghana.
Ghana will face Ethiopia and South Africa in games they must win to ensure qualification for the Africa World Cup playoffs to have any hope of qualifying to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Ghana has been to the World Cup three times but missed the last edition of in Russia.
Ghana will play leaders Bafana Bafana will take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa on 14 November three days after facing Ethiopia in Johannesburg.
The 21-year-old Ghanaian midfielder has a goal to his name this season in the Moldavan top-flight.