Anderlecht youngster Jeremy Doku turns down Ghana; eyes Belgium call-up


Belgian-born Ghanaian youngster Jérémy Doku has rejected the chance to represent Ghana at the international level.

The 17-year-old sensation is eyeing a place in Roberto Martinez’s next line up for friendly matches in Qatar.

Ghana coach Charles Akonnor was recently in Belgium where he met a host of players born in Belgium with Ghanaian descent.

The West Africa powerhouse did not qualify for the 2018 World Cup and now hopes to launch a new generation.

Akonnor tried to spawn the RSCA trio Luckassen-Amuzu and Doku for a selection for the. Black Stars 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifiers game against Sudan, but only defended Derrick Luckassen left the door open while the latter turned the down the invitation.

Doku has been a Belgian youth international with 35 caps and wants to grow into the main Belgium national team.


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