Mohammed Kudus Doubtful For AFCON
Ghana’s sensational midfielder, Mohammed Kudus’ participation in AFCON for Ghana is in jeopardy. Kudus is now ranked among the best young players in Europe and a very pivotal player for Ghana in the upcoming 2021 AFCON. Mohammed Kudus is doubtful for AFCON 2021.
The condition of the midfielder, who suffered an injury while playing for the Black Stars in a World Cup qualifier against South Africa, has alarmed the European giants’ Ajax not ready to release Mohammed Kudus for AFCON.
Since joining the club from FC Nordsjaelland in the summer of 2020, the 21-year-old has fought a succession of ailments and he hasn’t been on form to deliver for his club.
Ajax is not ready to release him before the Nations Cup in 2021, which may be his first.
Despite being unfit, Mohammed Kudus was picked to coach Milovan Rajevac’s 30-man roster.
Athleticshour.com can confirm that the midfielder will miss the AFCON due to injury, and this appears to be the case.
“It’s very likely Mohammed Kudus will stay here. He has been injured four (4) times in a year and a half and is now injured again with the national team. If you want to participate in such tournaments “African Cup of Nations” (AFCON), you must only be injury-free, but also must be fit”, said Ajax Coach Erik Ten Hag.
Ajax manager Erik Ten Hag wants Kudus to stay and finish his recovery in the hopes of returning before the end of the season.
Kudus has only appeared in eight games this season, scoring two goals in the process.
The AFCON will be hosted in Cameroon in the month of January. All the stadia are well furnished and ready for the games.
Mohammed Kudus was named in the AFCON provisional 30-man Squad but he is not fully fit according to his coach.