GHANA AND ARSENAL STAR THOMAS PARTEY TO BE ORIGIN AS CHIEF IN HIS HOMETOWN
Deputy Black Stars captain Thomas Partey is on the cusp of being enstooled as a chief in Manya Krobo, where the Arsenal midfielder hails from
Thomas Teye Partey will be installed as Development Chief of his hometown, Manya Krobo, a town famous for its glass bead-making in the Eastern region of Ghana.
The Arsenal midfield linchpin is set to be honoured in a ceremony by the Konor (Paramount Chief) of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Sakite II for his football exploits, projecting the image of Manya Krobo.
In a post on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, Partey arrived at the gathering where he will be enstooled amid fanfare and celebrations.
The 28-year-old, who is recuperating from an injury setback sustained in April, missed out on Ghana’s 2023 AFCON qualifiers against Madagascar and will be absent for the remainder of the international break as he recovers from his thigh injury.
In his absence, Ghana secured a comprehensive win over the Barea of Madagascar to begin the quest for AFCON qualification on a flying note
Partey’s injury proved a big blow to Arsenal’s top-four chances as the Gunners missed out on Champions League football to north London rivals Tottenham Hotspurs.
Partey throngs to Cape Coast Stadium to watch Ghana’s AFCON qualifier against Madagascar
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Thomas Partey has been sighted at the Cape Coast Stadium ahead of Ghana’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Madagascar.
The 28-year-old midfielder was left out of Ghana’s squad for the AFCON qualifiers and the pre-World Cup tournament as he recovers from a thigh injury.
Despite not playing an active role in the upcoming international assignments, the deputy Black Stars skipper is at the Cape Coast Stadium to throw his weight behind his teammates.