Ghana: United’s Awal misses out

2012-11-15 00:00

MARITZBURG United centre back Mohamed Awal’s Afcon 2013 hopes have suffered a major blow after he was unable to make the trip with the Ghanaian national squad for last night’s international friendly against the Cape Verde Islands.

It was confirmed yesterday that the Ghanaian Football Association had failed to process the 24-year-old’s visa application on time and that he was made to stay with United and focus on the buildup to Tuesday’s PSL clash with SuperSport United at Harry Gwala stadium.

Awal was set to make his first international appearance last night and he has now lost a valuable opportunity to show coach Kwesi Appiah why he should be included in the Ghanaian squad for next year’s continental showpiece in South Africa.

“Of course, Mohamed is very disappointed and all of us at the club are,” United team manager Quinton Jettoo told The Witness.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/Sport

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.