OFFICIAL: Athletic Bilbao’s Inaki Williams completes nationality switch to play for Ghana
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CONFIRMED: Athletic Bilbao’s Inaki Williams completes nationality switch to play for Ghana
Athletic Bilbao striker, Inaki Williams has confirmed his nationality switch to play for Ghana’s Black Stars ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Williams has been a long-term target for the Ghana Football Association [GFA].
Following the country’s qualification for the Mundial, it was reported that Kurt Okraku, who is the President of the GFA has held talks with the striker.
However, Inaki will be in the jerseys of the West African side following his acceptance to play for the country.
Inaki confirmed the news on social media in a video shared on his Twitter page.
Inaki initially committed to Spain and appeared in one friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 but has now switched to defend the colors of Ghana.
He previously played for Spain’s U-21 team, scoring three goals in 17 games.
Inaki has remarkably gone six years without missing a La Liga match which is a new record in Spain.
He had eight goals and provided five assists in the 2021-22 season for the Red and Blacks outfit.
By MENSAH BENJAMIN