English star Callum Hudson-Odoi has successfully acquired a Ghanaian passport on his last visit to H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo before Ghana faced Nigeria in the 2022 World Cup playoffs, Dailymailgh.com can exclusively reveal.
The former England youth player has been linked with a possible nationality switch to play for the Black Stars team in the future after rejecting England U21 call-ups consistently.
Dailymailgh.com can confidently reveal that the Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi was assisted to complete processes to acquire his Ghanaian passport during his last visit to the country.
The youngster played for England senior level as well as at the youth team for two years and recently rejected a call-up into the England U21 team to fuel speculation about his international future.
Despite making three appearances for the Three Lions, the Chelsea winger is still eligible to switch to play for Ghana at the 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar this November.
The 2021 UEFA Champions League winner has agreed to ditch England and represent the country of his parents according to exclusive sources close to the player and has finally been given the opportunity to represent Ghana after the passport acquisition.
The new FIFA rules mean that it is possible for Hudson-Odoi, to switch international allegiance despite two of his three caps coming in competitive fixtures.
He will only be able to officially play for Ghana at the senior level of international football seven days before Ghana open their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign against European powerhouse Portugal.