Africa: William Inaki decides to represent Ghana

Athletic Bilibao lanky forward William Inaki has settled to represent Ghana going forward.

The 28-year-old forward represented Spain in the junior teams but then he struggled to find a place in the senior side.

“Today a new challenge begins and from now I will defend Ghana’s T-shirt with all my whilst, I give my best I am as one of the Black Stars,” Inaki announced through a video on his Twitter page.

“Every step we take forward has a meaning. An evolution, a glance into the future which leaves a trace itself,” he added.

“My parents have raised me with values based on humility, respect and love. The have taught me to embrace life in that constant quest to continue growing and working.”

A poster of Inaki Williams being announced

On March 20, 2015, Inaki played his first international game after being called up by coach Albert Celedes, the team played against Norway and Belarus.

He came off the bench to replace Munit El Haddadi who scored one of the goals in a 2-0 friendly win against Cartagena.

“Upon the pursuit of evolving personally and professionally as an individual that is why I feel the moment for me has come to find my origins with in myself.”

“That is with Africa and Ghana to be more specific, which means so much to me and my family.”

“I want to return a small part of everything it has given to us because Ghana has played a significant part of becoming who I am as a person, a son and a brother,” he concluded.

Williams was one of the 11 stand by players for coach Vicente del Bosque’s Spain squad at UEFA Euro 2016 but at last he was disappointed.

After the announcement, Inaki will be up for a callup with the Black Stars to take part of the FIFA 2022 World Cup that will start on November 21 to December 18, 2022.

Ghana are in Group H pitted with Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea.

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