GFA in talks to convince Hamburg defender Hamburg to play for Ghana

Published on: 21 September 2020

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has commenced talks in a bid to convince German-born defender Stephan Kofi Ambrosius to accept to play for the Ghana senior national.

The West African country is known for producing top football talents. Not only does the country has a large pool of quality players on the local scene, but there is also some exciting players abroad born of Ghanaian roots as well.

One of such player is young defender Stephan Kofi Ambrosius who currently plays his football in Germany with lower-tier outfit Hamburg SV.

According to information reaching, the Ghana FA has made contact with the player and his parents over the possibility of embracing his roots and playing for the Black Stars team.

It is understood that earlier this year when coach CK Akonnor went on a tour in Europe, he developed an interest to lure the player.

Though no extensive talks happened, the gaffer has listed the defender as one of the players born in abroad he wants to get on board to commit to playing for the Black Stars team.

Stephan Kofi Ambrosius, 21, besides Hamburg SV has also featured for FC St. Pauli in the past. He has significantly developed his game in the past few years and is expected to help his team fight for promotion to the Bundesliga this season.