1 December 2012

Ghana: Frimpong Gets Green Light to Join Ghana

Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has been given the green light by FIFA to represent his native Ghana, the national football federation (GFA) confirmed on Friday.

Frimpong, who is currently on loan to English Championship side Charlton Athletic, last year expressed his desire to play for Ghana, the country of his birth, although he has British nationality.

The 20-year-old has already played for the England under-16 and under-17 sides.

The Black Stars qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations from January 19 to February 10 in South Africa.

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