Ghana midfielder Alfred Duncan has quashed out reports of him faking injuries in order to be excused from the Ghana team to play in the World Cup qualifiers against Zimbabwe.
Duncan was included in the squad that will take on Zimbabwe twice in the month of March, however he won’t be available for selection, the GFA announced on Monday.
GFA didn’t provide Duncan’s motive for not honouring the invitation. Reports suggesting that Duncan’s has been injured.
The midfielder, however, on social media platforms denied reports and claimed that he had a conversation with the head coach Milovan Rajevac over his decision.
“With regards to my absence from the national team, I spoke with the head coach of the Black Stars but there was a miscommunication somewhere but I don’t remember saying I was injured!.
Online bloggers academy get your facts right before putting fingers on a keyboard. If I want to refuse a call up I will do so and not by faking injury,” he wrote.
Duncan was selected in the provisional 32-man squad as a reward for his excellent debut to the campaign in Italy.
The Fiorentina player is no longer being on the transfer list of Fiorentina to being an integral part of the squad.
He was a part of the last five games for Fiorentina and has impressed despite the mixed performance of the club.
Duncan was regarded the second-fastest player in the Italian Serie A after clocking a speed of 34 km/hr.
Black Stars will take on the Warriors on the Saturday of October 12, at the Cape Coast stadium on match day three of qualifying before heading into Harare just three days after to play the reverse match.