Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku

The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt E.S Okraku has revealed that plans are far advanced on convincing several Ghanaian football talents born abroad to play for the Black Stars and other national teams.

According to Kurt Okraku, the Ghana FA has purposely set up the International Relations Committee which he leads to facilitate such moves.

The likes of Arsenal’s Eddie Nketsiah, Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey and a couple others are on the radar of the GFA to get them to play for Ghana.

Speaking exclusively to, Kurt Okraku said “Our FA has been very proactive, we have set up what we call the international relations Committee led by my good self.

“Our key responsibility is to scout everywhere in the world to look for Ghanaian players, put together their data and hand over such data to the technical directorate.

“We are following every talent you may have seen on the screens, but obviously, we can’t have access to everybody.

“We have a very good team, there are good players in the current squad. We want to make the squad even more competitive, for which ever reason we want to have players beyond the shores of Ghana.”

The GFA capo went further to boldly state that a one of such players being pursued will be announced ahead of the next international assignment in November.

“I’m sure if we assemble again in November for a competitive game, you will see a few faces coming through, already CK Akonnor has given a call up to Alexander Djiku who is a Ghanain but lives in France, he is very competitive and I’m sure he will add value to our national team” he said.