Last Update 23:5
Monday, 14 October 2019

Kevin-Prince Boateng excited by brother reunion as Ghana paired with Germany in 2014 World Cup

Kevin and Jerome will come face to face on the pitch for the second straight World cup

Ahram Online, Friday 6 Dec 2013
Boateng brothers in World Cup 2010 (Photo:
Views: 4939
Views: 4939

Despite a tough draw for Ghana in the 2014 World Cup, Kevin-Prince Boateng seems delighted to be facing his German brother Jerome Boateng in the group stage for the second consecutive tournament.

“Brother it’s time again…that’s how beautiful life is!! Can’t wait…love [you] bro!!!,” he tweeted right after the draw was made.

Ghana were placed in Group G along with Germany, Portugal and the United States. 

The Black Stars will find themselves again in a duel with Germany for the second tournament in a row. 

Kevin and Jerome used to play together for Germany at the youth level but the former opted to switch allegiance and play for Ghana, his country of origin, after being dropped by Germany's senior side.

They came face-to-face during the 2010 World Cup and Germany won the group-stage match via a 60th-minute goal from Mesut Ozil. 

Commenting on the tough draw, Captain Asamoah Gyan said on his twitter account: "It always seems impossible until it's done. Brazil here we come, it is going to be a hot summer." 

Ghana, who finished as quarter-finalists in South Africa in 2010, are aiming high, saying they want to improve on their last-eight finish.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)



Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

02-01-2014 07:10pm
Kevin is from Germany
Kevin Prince was born in Germany, not Ghana. So his country of origin is Germany. His father was born in Ghana.
Comment's Title

© 2010 Ahram Online.