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I’m very ‘proud’ to be here – Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey on Ghana call-up

I’m very ‘proud’ to be here – Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey on Ghana call-up

Brighton and Hove Albion right back Tariq Lamptey is excited and ready for his first Ghana appearance in this International window.

The 21-year-old is one of the new players in the Black Stars camp who have impressed in training since the team assembled in Deauville on Monday to prepare for the two friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua.

Lamptey was among five players who switched their international allegiance to Ghana ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

“I feel really good; training has been really good, it’s good to know everybody. There is a very high quality here and we are working hard in training, listening to what the Coach has to say and looking forward to the game,” he told ghanafa.org.

“Everyone has been fantastic. Everyone has been very welcoming. I am talking to everyone, getting to know everyone. It feels like a family so it feels so good. I am very proud to be here and I am really determined to train hard, give the best as I can and I looking forward to the game on Friday.”

Ghana will play Brazil at Stade de Oceane in Le Havre on Friday, September 23 before taking on Nicaragua on Tuesday, September 27 on Lorca, Spain.

“In this game (Brazil) you have to prepare very well, you prepare based on how you want to play and we already excited and looking forward to play against the team on Friday,” the former Chelsea defender added.

“I am just really excited to come here and get to work. I am very happy and looking forward to the game.”

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