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Tariq Lamptey has agreed to play for Ghana ahead of 2022 World Cup

Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey has reportedly pledged his International allegiance to Ghana after being chased for years by the country of his parents ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Tariq Lamptey born to Ghanaian parents in England has played for the junior sides of the English national team but is nowhere near the picture for a senior team call but Ghana will hand him a place in the senior national team for the World Cup.

Since making his Premier League debut at  Chelsea, the pacy rright back has been in the sight of the national team handlers of Ghana.

According to Kumasi based Pure FM, the Brighton defender has now pledged his allegiance to Ghana.

Speaking in an interview, London-based Ghanaian coach Freddie has said on Kumasi-based Pure FM stated that an agreement has been reached and the Brighton and Hove Albion defender will now play for Ghana.

“Tariq Lamptey’s switch is done. He is available now for Ghana and it now depends on the coach if he will invite him for the upcoming games or not,” he said.

“To be honest I shouldn’t be saying this but the switch is done,” Coach Freddie added.

The right back has played 29 times this season for his Premier League side in all competitions.

He is expected to play in the 2023 AFCON qualifies which begins in June before being named in the Ghana squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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