Thinking back to the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, German born Ghanaian footballer, Kevin Prince Boateng was the toast of fans as he was sensational in Ghana’s national football team, the Black Stars at the event.
Boateng demonstrated to the world and Ghanaian fans why he was chosen to be a part of the team which had top players like Michael Essien, Stephen Appiah, Sulley Muntari, Asamoah Gyan, Anthony Annan, Kwadwo Asamoah and others. KP Boateng was phenomenal in South Africa during Ghana’s games.
However, for certain reasons, he was not called into the team after Ghana’s last world cup campaign in Brazil 2014. He was asserted to have had an altercation with then Manager of the team, Kwasi Appiah, and was never called to the team again.
This was a subject of conversation in the media around the globe particularly in Ghana, why such a skilled player was constantly forgotten about in the squad in rivalries for Ghana. Boateng additionally called it quit with the team and his international career.
Ghana currently has another Manager and the question going the rounds is that, is Coach C.K Akkonor going to welcome the former Barcelona star into the team? Many people have imparted their insights on the discussion, with some saying, he ought to be brought back to the Black Stars team on condition that, his temperaments will be controlled well.
Others are stating, he shouldn’t be entertained on the premise that, he called it quit himself. Another group are additionally of the view that, he should never be permitted into the team, since he never shown any commitment in the team. Furthermore, he should also apologize to Ghanaians for demonstrating gross insolence to the then Coach Kwasi Appiah.
Interestingly, a couple of top soccer pundits in Ghana don’t support the possibility of him returning for so many reasons including being a scheming opportunist.
Then again, other than all these, the new manager of the Black Stars of Ghana says, if he is in acceptable form, he gets the opportunity to be in there.
As per C.K Akkonor, Kevin Prince Boateng is a talented and a smart player, along these lines, if he has the right to be in there, he will give him the possibility. For the time being, the Manager isn’t focussing on names any more but in-form, commitment and seriousness.
Boateng has been a predictable power on offense for Las Palmas, Frankfurt, Fiorentina, Sassuolo and Besiktas and Barcelona.