Injury Sidelines Debutant Banahene For Ghana-turkey Friendly

Posted On Monday, 12th August 2013

Emmanuel Banahene is injured for Ghana's friendly against Turkey on Wednesday.

Emmanuel Banahene is injured for Ghana’s friendly against Turkey on Wednesday.

Striker Emmanuel Osei Banahene has been ruled out of Ghana’s international friendly against Turkey due to injury.

The ?anl?urfaspor forward’s setback occurred Sunday in a friendly match and cannot recover before Wednesday’s exhibition match in Istanbul.

The former Berekum Chelsea player was handed his first senior team call-up after impressing last season on loan at Karsiyaka

“It’s unfortunate I will not be available for Ghana against Turkey after the injury I suffered in yesterday’s friendly game for my club,” the 24-year-old said.

“My team doctor will be assessing the extent of injury today (Monday) so I know how long I will be staying out.”

Banahene banged in 14 goals last season.