Stop tarnishing my image in Ghana - Alfred Duncan to Kurt Okraku

Stop tarnishing my image in Ghana – Alfred Duncan to Kurt Okraku

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Alfred Duncan, a midfielder playing in Italy, has responded to Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kurt Okraku’s claims that he has turned down recent opportunities to play for the Black Stars. Stop tarnishing my image in Ghana – Alfred Duncan to Kurt Okraku ash he claims what the GFA president said was all lies.

Okraku attempted to explain why some players were left out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations roster, following the Black Stars’ poor showing in the tournament, which saw them finish last in Group C with just one point.

“Alfred Duncan has had the opportunities to serve Ghana and he has not responded,” the GFA President told Accra-based Asempa FM.

“I don’t want to be picking on individual players but players who were ready to serve Ghana were selected to represent Ghana,” he added.

Duncan took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “People tarnishing my image in Ghana. I don’t want to start talking for Ghanaians to connect the dots so please let’s respect ourselves.”

Duncan has played 18 league games, scoring one and assisting two for Fiorentina, who are sixth in Serie A league table this season.

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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