Highly rated youngster Jeffrey Sarpong has been in impressive form since he joined NEC from Ajax on a six-month loan deal last winter and the attacking midfielder has now set his sights on a spot in Ghana's World Cup squad.
The 21-year-old midfielder of Ghanaian and Nigerian heritage was born and raised in Amsterdam and has represented Holland at under-21 level several times.
However, he switched allegiance in 2009 and has since been awaiting his official Ghana debut.
"I think that it's a realistic goal for me to target a spot in Ghana's World Cup squad. I knew that I wouldn't make it into Holland's senior side, but I do have a chance to play for Ghana," said Sarpong to Voetbal International.
"It would really be amazing to play for Ghana at the World Cup. It's not like that's all I think about at the moment, but I definitely haven't given up on going to South Africa yet."
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