Inter Milan midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah will be making his return to the Black Stars after four years.
The versatile midfielder has been included in a 21-man squad for this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya.
The 29-year-old has been in self-imposed exile after recurring injuries hampered his career.
With his return to the team, YEN.com.gh brings you 4 reasons why Asamoah’s return will be vital to the Black Stars ahead of the game against Kenya.
1. Absent of senior players
Kwadwo Asamoah will be the most experienced player in Kwesi Appiah’s 21-man squad following the exclusion of Asamoah Gyan, Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and Mubarak Wakaso.
As he is expected to captain the side, the young players in the team will be looking up to me to lead them to victory.
2. Augment Ghana’s midfielder
Ghana can boast of lots of midfielders, the return of Kwadwo Asamoah will strengthen Ghana’s midfield as he will partner Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey
3. He will give Kwesi Appiah lots of options
Kwadwo Asamoah is a versatile player, he will give coach Kwesi Appiah lots of options. Asamoah can play as a defensive midfielder, he can also play as an offensive midfielder. He can operate at the wings, both left and right. He can also be used as a left-back.
4. Prove critics wrong
Following his decision to quit the national team. He has been criticized by some Ghanaians for not having the nation at heart. Now he has gotten the platform again to prove his critics wrong that he still loves Ghana and with that spirit he will give his utmost best in the game against Kenya.
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