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Why Ghanaians are calling on Samuel Sarfo for AFCON 2019

There have been lots of reviews after the coach of the Black Stars of Ghana James Akwasi Appiah named his squad for the national team’s next qualifier fixtures with a friendly on the cards against Mauritania.

So one player who Ghanaians believe should have been called up into the team after recent fine form for a club in the ongoing Persian Gulf Pro League which has drawn more attention from clubs in Europe looking to snap him is former international Samuel Sarfo.

The experienced central defender who had been the stalwart in the ongoing season for Persian Gulf Pro League Club Saipa FC, Player a whopping 26 matches so far in the season for the club to a looking to cap brilliant season with a precise finish and also being named Man of the Match in a number of the games he played. Samuel Sarfo has been acknowledged as the Persian Gulf Pro League central defender of the season and Saipa FC player of the season in all accords so far in the ongoing campaign and with all it looks likely he would be rewarded as the overall Best Player of the club.

Sarfo, 28, is a highflying experienced central defender with enormous defensive skills, composure and he should be in the folds of this Ghana national team going into the 2019 African Cup of Nations. His on and off the ball composure reflects his strength and qualities on the field as a dependable defender who can be deployed at the heart of a defence.

Going into the competition the Black Stars of Ghana needs a more reliable backline who could be up for the challenge to stave off opposition front lines and the highflying servant of Ghana Sarfo should be called upon to salvage Ghana’s woes.

By: Cobby Jonah ( For more sports news and updates, follow on Twitter at @Herosportsgh and on Facebook at Herosportsgh. )

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