We let down Muntari when he needed us- Agyemang Badu on 2014 World Cup fiasco

Former Black Stars midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has opened up about the indiscipline issue that broke out at the 2014 World Cup in the Black Stars camp saying “we did not help Sulley Muntari in some situations.”

Prior to Ghana been eliminated from the World Cup, Sulley Muntari and AC Milan teammate, Kevin Prince-Boateng were sacked from the camp of the Black Stars following gross indiscipline exhibited by the former and latter against some senior officials of the Black Stars.

After that incident, both Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince Boateng were never called up to represent the country in any tournament till now despite their availability.

But speaking in an interview on Citi TV via The Tracker sports show, the former Unidense midfielder revealed that Muntari always stood up for his teammates but when the time came for them to stand by him, they all failed.

“I think as players we did not help Sulley Muntari in some situations. I am also guilty I cannot exclude myself,” Agyemang Badu said when reminiscing the unfortunate incident in Brazil.

“Most of the time he stood up for the team.”

“However, we never mentioned it when we were out of camp.”

“He would receive all the bashing because everyone is looking out for himself.”

“I need to be real because there are times when it really hurts me,” he revealed on Citi Tv’s The Tracker.

Badu recently announced his retirement from international duty after making 78 appearances for Ghana and scoring 11 goals in the process.


Kwesi Appiah

Appiah Kwesi Anokye Dennis Jnr, professionally known as Kwesi Appiah is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger and writer.

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