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Boateng bonus!

Quite when this was announced, and how it has managed to sneak under the radar I do not know, but according to The Quay Kevin-Prince Boateng WILL NOT be going to the African Nations next month!

Boateng left out of Ghana squad - here

It says that he has 'been left out of the Ghana squad for the African Cup of Nations next month.

'He was expected to be part of the 23 man setup travelling to Angola for the tournament after recently pledging his International future to the Black Stars. However, he will now be available for all of Pompey's January games.'

I checked out Ghanaweb.com - here, and he has indeed been left out by all accounts, with this announcement made on Thursday.

Quite why this is I do not know?

Clearance needed to come through for him to switch from Germany - Ghana, so perhaps this has not/will not happen in time, hence him being left out? Then again perhaps he is just judged not good enough at the moment?

Either, the bonus of having arguably our most creative influence available to us when others will not be is fantastic news, right?

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 18 2009

Time: 10:08PM

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nice one!
southportpompey
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18/12/2009 22:48:00

always liked the la, he's got a nice fiery edge to him and glad he's getting some games with you. sorry it didn't work out at spurs prince but ur showing us now
black-messi
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18/12/2009 23:32:00

Nice one indeed!... Lets just hope he's not too disappointed!
pentonpompey
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18/12/2009 23:34:00

oddly, I swear i had read a title of an article on newsnow "boeting in ghana squad"... and not bothered to read it as I just thought it was obvious. seems I mis-read the title!
pompeycarpet
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18/12/2009 23:52:00

Brilliant!
PompeyFcMad
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19/12/2009 00:01:00

Brilliant!
PompeyFcMad
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19/12/2009 00:02:00

That really is good news, we are gonna need as much strength as possible in the new year, And he has been a stand out player for most of the current season, lets hope it continues!!!!
NZ_Portsmuff
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19/12/2009 00:11:00

will he be down now though because of this - he has much to prove though!
pompey--pessimist
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19/12/2009 03:38:00

Delighted for us but sorry for him!! Hopefully he'll get into their World Cup squad in the summer though, every lads dream to play in that tournament.
Tantona
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19/12/2009 06:15:00

the thing that makes me scheptical is that sulley hasnt got in the team either.....appiah,maybe thats right as he hasnt a club but sulley? who plays for inter milan, just behind essien, their next most famous asset....if true, a very strange decision by the management and an awfully big risk.....unless hes long term injured i suppose
ruffcider
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19/12/2009 07:04:00

An early Christmas bonus, let's hope he takes his frustrations out on the opposition.
storagematt
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19/12/2009 10:38:00

Yep, best Xmas present so far
hammersmithblue
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19/12/2009 11:52:00

This, and the result today - has the tide turned in our favour?
PFCblue
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19/12/2009 14:57:00

Brilliant news for us but from watching todays game, and the one against Burnley does anybody else think that the Prince is carrying an injury? First half he seemed laboured and unwilling to track back which is unlike him. However cracking result and cracking game. Benitez to join the dole queue with Mark Hughes!!!
royalbluepompey
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19/12/2009 18:01:00

Now all we need is a few more left out of their respective sides. Why asks Rug? I don't care answers Dave!!
eastneydave
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19/12/2009 19:08:00

 

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