- George Boateng has revealed why he never played for Ghana
- According to him, the Ghana FA never approached him
- He made four appearances for the European side
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Former Dutch international footballer, George Boateng, has finally detailed why he decided to shun Ghana for the European country.
In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Ghanasoccernet.com, Boateng said the Ghana Football Association (GFA) never showed interest in him.
Boateng, who was born in Nkawkaw, ended up playing for the Dutch national team after earning his first call up at the age of 18 while playing for Feyenoord.
"As a young star, when I made my debut in the Feyenoord first team, nobody in the GFA ever came to me or sent a letter to express their interest, to say George Boateng is one of our players, he was born in Ghana, he is eligible to play for us," he said on The Tracker Show on Citi TV.
“Can we please ask him or invite him for a game? Such a thing never took place," he added.
“When I was 18 and I debuted, the Dutch national team did that, they invited me to come and play for the under-18 team, which I did
“The player is not the one who is supposed to make the initial approach to the GFA, to ask if I can play for the team, that is the unorthodox way.
“The professional way is that the federation will send an invite because it is supposed to be an honor for you to be invited to play for your country.
“So in that seven years, I could have made my mind up and played for Ghana,” he concluded.
Boateng, who is now youth team coach at Aston Villa, made four senior team appearances for Holland.
Meanwhile, the stage is now set as Ghana's, Isaac 'Royal Storm' Dogboe, is ready to roar again after being away from the ring for over one year.
On Monday, July 20, 2020, Dogboe and his opponent, Chris Avalos, confirmed their readiness for the much-anticipated clash on Tuesday, July 21 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, USA.
Ahead of their fight, Dogboe and Avalos passed their mandatory weigh-in by tipping the scales.
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