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Sports News of Friday, 18 May 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Jerome to face brother Kevin Boateng in the German Cup final

Ghana forward Kevin Prince Boateng has bemoaned Jerome Boateng's inability to play for Bayern Munich in their Eintracht Frankfurt engage the Bavarian giants in the German Cup final on Saturday.

The German defender picked up an injury when Bayern Munich suffered a 2-1 home defeat against Real Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-finals.

"It's a sad story for the Boateng family, and I wrote to him right after the injury," said his big brother, who enjoys Jérôme's dilemma in a purely athletic way.

"Bayern are a bit weaker without him, he is one of the best, maybe even the best center-back in the world," praised Boateng.

The Eagles will encounter Bayern Munich, who have been crowned the champions of the Bundesliga, in the 2017/18 DFB Pokal final at the Allianz Arena..