Sam Johnson takes swipe at Augustine Okrah for turning down Black Stars call up
Accra Hearts of oak Legend Sam Johnson has criticize Bechem United winger’s Augustine Okrah decision to snub the Black Stars call up.
The 30-year-old was recalled to the senior soccer team but he declined the invitation to represent the nation the Kirin tournament in Japan.
In an interview with Precise FM, the former Ghana defender expressed disappointment in Okrah and prays his attitude will not affect local players in the future.
“This is the time the coach could have given him the chance to play at the tournament for him to prove him wrong. He should have honored the call up and prove the coach wrong that he is better than the players he took to Angola for the CAR game”, he told Precise FM.
“Everyone have been campaigning for local players inclusion in the Black stars squad so if after all the campaign and you decline a call up despite being dropped from the squad earlier, I think he has disappointed the local players and I hope and pray his attitude will not affect local players call up in the future.”