REVEALED: Medeama defender Fatawu Sulemana dropped from Ghana U-20 squad over FAKE injury claim

Fatawu Sulemana is back training with Medeama after being dropped from Ghana’s Under-20 squadMedeama defender Fatawu Sulemana was miraculously dropped from Ghana’s Under-20 squad over an injury – a claim which has turned out to be complete imagination and fabrication, GHANAsoccernet.com can report.The 17-year-old was left out of the traveling 27-man squad for the ongoing WAFU U20 Zone B tournament in Benin.Despite being a regular at left-back during preparations, the talented left-back was handed a massive shock after he was dropped by coach Karim Zito at the last hour over claim that he was injured.But Medeama have challenged the claim, insisting their defender is extremely fit, urging Ghanaians to disregard the fake injury report.Medeama say they have no problem if their player is axed on performance ground but claim that he is injured is malicious and disingenuous, despite officials of the club remaining tight-lipped.The Black Satellites team doctor Ernest Opare informed the General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association on December 4 that the Medeama defender and Bechem United striker Prince Adu Kwabena have suffered Achilles tendon and ankle injuries respectively, ruling them out of the tournament.”The squad in camp currently are fit and competitive, with the exception of Prince Adu, Sulemana and Fatawu are currently not fit for immediate competition in Benin due to Achilles tendon injury and ankle injuries respectively. These injuries were sustained earlier during the camping period, and have been treated over the period. However, performances of both players have been adversely affected.” Under-20 medical chief Dr Ernest Opare wrote to the Ghana FA on December 4 and intercepted by Ghana’s leading football website, GHANAsoccernet.com.But GHANAsoccernet.com Headquarters has been told that Medeama defender Fatawu Sulemana is not injured – contrary to the claim about his medical record.Indeed, the left-back has returned to Tarkwa where he has been training vigorously with his club.Medeama coach Samuel Boadu left him out of his squad in their 1-0 win at Ebusua Dwarfs at the weekend due to his late arrival from the national team camp.Ghana beat Niger on penalties to qualify for the 2021 Africa Youth Championship on Tuesday .But that feat has been overshadowed by sustained accusation of influence peddling which has rocked the team.New Edubiase president Abdul Salam Yakubu has accused the Kurt Okraku administration of “selfishness” after his player Salim Adam was dropped for the tournament despite traveling to Benin with the team.Abdul Salam further claims players affiliated to former top Ghana FA officials George Afriyie and Wilfred Osei Kwaku have also been blacklisted from the team. 

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