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Boateng bonus!

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
Date:Friday December 18 2009
Time: 10:08PM

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nice one!
southportpompey
18/12/2009 22:48:00
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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
18/12/2009 23:32:00
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Nice one indeed!... Lets just hope he's not too disappointed!
pentonpompey
18/12/2009 23:34:00
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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
18/12/2009 23:52:00
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Brilliant!
PompeyFcMad
19/12/2009 00:01:00
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Brilliant!
PompeyFcMad
19/12/2009 00:02:00
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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
19/12/2009 00:11:00
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will he be down now though because of this - he has much to prove though!
pompey--pessimist
19/12/2009 03:38:00
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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
19/12/2009 06:15:00
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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
19/12/2009 07:04:00
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