2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Odartey Lamptey insists Kwesi Appiah has the final say on Muntari and KP Boateng's future

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Odartey Lamptey insists Kwesi Appiah has the final say on Muntari and KP Boateng's future
Former Ghana international Nii Odartey Lamptey has reiterated that Coach Kwesi Appiah has the ultimate decision regarding the possible inclusion of Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Both players have expressed an interest in joining the Black Stars for the continental gathering after a five-year absence.The have been away from national duty since being sent home from camp during the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.Muntari and Boateng were both sent home for separate offences. The Barcelona forward was handed an indefinite suspension for ‘verbal insults’ targeted at coach James Kwesi Appiah during training, while Muntari was sacked for a "physical assault" on a management committee member, Moses ArmahParker.According to the Ghana Football Association, only a formal apology from each of the two players could open up an opportunity for a return to national duty.Muntari sent in his apology in June 2016 but Boateng has remained unapologetic.A white paper from a presidential Committee of Enquiry, which investigated matters relating to Ghana's controversial 2014 World Cup campaign, recommended that the two players be kept out of the national team."You can't buy experience. Experience is important," Lamptey told...