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Daniel Amartey Plays Full Throttle As Leicester City Pip Brighton 1-0 In FA Cup

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Ghanaian international Daniel Amartey was at his usual best on Wednesday night as Leicester City beat fellow Premiership side, Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 to book their place in the quarter-final of the English FA Cup.

The intelligent defender was named in the starting XI of coach Brendan Rodgers’ team, gave a very good account of himself at the heart of the team’s defense forming a very solid back three with Caglar Soyuncu and James Justin, an action that saw the defense watertight.

On a few occasions, Amartey surged forward to help with the attack and he did so with precision, keeping his composure in both on and off situations.

He played the entire duration of the game which saw Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho score with 15 seconds to end the game.

Head coach, Brendan Rodgers was full praise for the defender and looks likely to maintain him in the starting XI in their League game against defending champions Liverpool on Saturday

About Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman

Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman (popularly known as Dada Oliseh) is a self-motivated young journalist with a passion for telling stories better with pictures. He is the founder, owner, editor, and bankroller of www.ghanasoccernews.org. He has a vast experience in the reporting of football-related activities in Ghana and beyond. A former employee of Hearts News (official mouthpiece of Accra Hearts of Oak), 90 minutes sports paper, National Sports Authority, Footballcrusader.com, sportscrusader.com, and ghanafootballnews.com, Samuel is one of the few energetic and self-motivated young journalist in Ghana with a large following on social media, especially Facebook (https://web.facebook.com/boakye.buckman.9). He is well known for his frequent updates from all over the country with pictures to match. He is also a correspondent for a few international websites, including CAF. In recent times, he has introduced, as part of his many talents, the live streaming of matches and football-related activities. He is also the originator and photographer of Dada Oliseh Photos. He lives in Accra Ghana.

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