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Ibrahim Tanko assures fixing blunt Stars attack

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Black Stars assistant coach, Ibrahim Tanko, says that he and his fellow coaches will resolve the team’s goal-scoring challenges before the next set of qualifiers come up in 2018. On Sunday, Ghana scored only once against Egypt despite creating chances on the day. In addition, Ghana only scored twice at home during the World Cup qualifiers leading to major concerns ...

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“Egypt game part of team-building exercise”- Ibrahim Tanko

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Black Stars 1st assistant coach, Ibrahim Tanko, says the final 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt on November 12 is another leg of the rebuilding process started by head coach Kwesi Appiah. On his appointment in May, Kwesi Appiah stated that he was going to form a new team for the future and that, all the matches in the qualifiers ...

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Unfit Gyan could miss Uganda tie – Tanko

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Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan could miss Ghana’s upcoming world cup qualifier against the Cranes of Uganda and a friendly against Saudi Arabia as he struggles to throw off a niggling thigh injury. Deputy head coach of the Black Stars Ibrahim Tanko believes the team will have to move on from Gyan if he remains unfit. Gyan has failed to ...

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Nketsia: Five talking points from Kwesi Appiah’s unveiling presser

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In the days preceding his official unveiling, the dominating element in the conversations was that time had afforded Kwesi Appiah the opportunity to look back, evaluate and decipher the elements that had combined to get him expelled in his first stint as Black Stars head coach. For me this press conference would hold a different meaning from all the ones ...

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PFAG, footballers meet on player welfare in Ghana

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Several other prominent former and current Ghana players have joined the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG)’s crusade for enhanced welfare of active players. The professional body which is a branch of FIFPro held a meeting on Thursday in Accra to reach a resolution to strengthen and intensify their campaign. Present at the meeting were the likes of; Anthony Baffoe, ...

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“Give Tanko and Otto Addo the Stars job”- Sammy Kuffour

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Former Black Stars defender Samuel Osei Kuffour has revealed his preference for the vacant Black Stars job and stated that former players Ibrahim Tanko and Otto Addo should be given the reins of the team. The Black Stars are without a coach after Kwesi Appiah was dismissed in September but there soon could be a replacement as talks have been ...

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