Tariq Lamptey’s injury is not serious – Brighton boss allay fears ahead of Ghana AFCON qualifiers
Defender Tariq Lamptey could be available for Ghana ahead of the upcoming AFCON qualifiers against Angola.
The Black Stars defender suffered an injury while in action for Brighton in the English Premier League against West Ham United.
Lamptey was forced off after 16 minutes and replaced by Joel Veltman as the Seagulls thumped West Ham 4-0 at the Amex Park.
Giving update, Brighton boss, Roberto De Zerbi disclosed the Ghana international suffered a minor injury and could be available for the international break.
“It’s not a big problem. It’s a small injury,” he said, as quoted by brightonandhovealbion.com.
Black Stars coach Chris Hughton has been left with the task of finding a new right-back with Alidu Seidu of Clermont Foot also out for a month.
Ghana will face Angola on March 25 in the first leg of the double header.