Ghana prospect Memphis Depay gets Dutch senior call-up

The young forward of Ghanaian origin has been handed his foremost Dutch senior national team call-up
Dutch-born Ghanaian forward Memphis Depay has received his first Netherlands senior national team call-up by coach Louis Van Gaal as the Orange face Estonia and Andora in a 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier.

The 19-year-old has been one of the key elements of PSV Eindhoven this season putting up fantastic performances for the Dutch champions which have caught the eyes of the national team coach.

Depay, born to a Ghanaian father and a Dutch mother, is among five new players called into the Dutch national team for the double header which also includes Jeffrey Bruma, Adam Maher, Joshua Bennet, Jurgen Locadia and Karim Rekik.

The youngster is also on the wanted list of Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah and with this senior Dutch national team invitation it is evident the door has been almost shut on Ghana.

He has featured for the Dutch national Under 17, 19 and 21 teams.