Ghana coach Chris Hughton opens up on Daniel Amartey’s no show at 2023 AFCON

Ghana coach Chris Hughton has explained why Daniel Amartey is yet to make appearance at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Amartey, who plies his trade for Besiktas in the Turkish top-flight is yet to feature for the Black Stars at the tournament.

The former Premier League manager had preferred Mohammed Salisu and Alexander Djiku at the heart of defense in the first two games.

Speaking ahead of Mozambique clash, Hughton disclosed he has engaged Amartey over his lack of playing time at the tournament.

Daniel Amartey is an extremely good professional. I’m not sure there is any player who is happy when he is not playing. I’ve spoken to him regarding his lack of games” he said.

The Black Stars need a victory against the Mambas to progress to the next round of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire likewise Mozambique, who will also sail through with a win in Monday’s match.

Cape Verde have already won the group after back-to-back wins over Ghana and Mozambique. Egypt are second with two points while Ghana and Mozambique have a point apiece.

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