US Embassy reportedly denies Medeama players visas ahead of DC United game


Some players and officials of Medeama SC have reportedly been denied visas by the United States (US) Embassy in Ghana ahead of their friendly against DC United in Washington.

The Ghana Premier League champions have lined up a high-profile friendly against the MLS side on October 14, 2023.

Ghanaweb reports that out of the 19 names of players submitted to the Embassy, only 13 were granted visas, while other officials, including Medeama’s CEO, have been denied.

“Our sources indicate that the Tarkwa-based club submitted names of 19 players for the game but only thirteen received visas from the American Embassy. The six players whose applications were rejected by the embassy include star midfielder, Godknows Jakpasu,” the report said.

“Also, a number of officials including the Chief Executive Officer, Felix Tetteh Zutah who were going to perform key roles in the team’s camp for the game were also bounced by the embassy.”