Pacy right-footed defender, Tariq Lamptey has completed his switch to the Black Stars of Ghana in a development that would strengthen Otto Addo’s side ahead of the World Cup final in Qatar and their Nations Cup qualifiers.
Lamptey, 21, who plays for Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League has represented England at the U-18, U-19, U-20 and U-21 levels.
According to Ghanian new website, ghanaweb, “the Ghana Football Association have held fruitful discussions with Tariq Lamptey ahead of his nationality switch from England to play for Ghana.
Lamptey is expected to be in Otto Addo’s next squad in September for the AFCON qualifiers double header against Angola.
Lamptey was born in London but has Ghanaian roots. He recently turned down an invite to England’s U-21 team following his decision to represent Ghana.