Muntari and Boateng suspended indefinitely from Ghana team

Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince Boateng have been sent home just hours before Ghana's crucial world cup match against Portugal.

The Ghana Football association suspended the duo after Muntari reportedly physically attacked a member of the Black Stars’ management team, while Kevin Prince Boateng received the same punishment for hurling verbal abuse at coach Kwesi Appiah.

“The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has suspended Sulley Ali Muntari indefinitely from the Black Stars with immediate effect,” read a statement on the Ghana FA’s official website.

“The decision was taken in the wake of his unprovoked physical attack on an Executive Committee member of the GFA and a management member of the Black Stars, Mr. Moses Armah on Tuesday 24th June, 2014 during a meeting.

“Muntari’s accreditation for the 2014 World Cup has been withdrawn with immediate effect.”

A separate statement read: “The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has approved coach Kwesi Appiah’s decision to suspend Kevin-Prince Boateng indefinitely from the Black Stars.
“The decision takes immediate effect.

“The decision was taken following Boateng’s vulgar verbal insults targeted at coach Kwesi Appiah during the team’s training session in Maceio this week.

“Boateng has since showed no remorse for his actions which has resulted in the decision.
“Boateng’s accreditation for the 2014 World Cup has been withdrawn with immediate effect.”

Both players will take no further part in the West African’s participation at the World Cup in Brazil , meanwhile the Ghana camp have been in disarray as players have been revolting against the Ghana FA for unpaid appearance fees which resulted in government intervention.

A whooping sum of 3million dollars in cash was transported via a chattered plane from Ghana to Brazil.

Ghana have to beat Portugal and hope Germany will get a win againts USA later today.

Kick-off for both matches is at 5pm Nigerian time.

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