Monday, June 17, 2024

2014 World Cup: Sulley Muntari fought for me when I was dropped from Black Stars squad – David Accam

Former Columbus Crew striker, David Accam, has revealed how his former Black Stars teammate, Sulley Ali Muntari, approached officials of the team to demand for flight tickets for him and other players to travel back to their clubs when they were dropped from the 2014 World Cup squad.

The 29-year-old together with Jerry Akaminko and Jeffrey Schlupp were axed from Ghana’s for the 23-man squad for the Mundial ahead of a friendly in America.

According to him, it took the intervention of Sulley Muntari to fight for him and his other teammates to get the authorities to request a flight for them or pay their flight tickets.

“Sulley told them in Twi to book a flight for me because you said you’re not going with me,” Accam told Citi TV.

“Sulley said don’t worry, book your flight, I will make sure they pay you your money. He went to the secretary and told him, you guys have to pay or if not you have to pay them the money they used to book the flight.”

The former Right to Dream Academy player revealed that his money was reimbursed after he made a follow up on it.

Ghana meanwhile were bundled out of the tournament at the group phased of the tournament after failing to win a single game.

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