Athletics Information of Friday, 24 Could 2019
Ghana have recruited two specialized authorities – Jermaine Lopia and Simon Copley from Manchester City and Arsenal respectively – on quick expression basis for the future Africa Cup of Nations finals.
The two come as supplemental team to head coach Kwasi Appiah’s backroom as he prepares to direct the Black Stars’ charge to secure a initially continental trophy in 37 a long time.
Jermaine Lopia, who has been functioning at Manchester Metropolis considering that 2014 as Overall performance Analyst and now with their U-18s, joins the Ghana technical team as Movie and Match Analyst.
On the other hand, Simon Copley, a UEFA A License holder performs at the Arsenal academy considering the fact that 2015 as their present-day U-14 Head Coach. The former West Ham and Chelsea personnel has on the other hand taken up the function of Actual physical Trainer for the Black Stars prior to and throughout the Afcon.
In the meantime, 3 top Ghanaian coaches – Mas-Ud Didi Dramani, Sellas Tetteh and David Duncan – have also recognized to engage in scouting roles for the team.
Patrick Ofori returns as the Black Stars Psychologist although Samuel Kwame Ankomah joins as Masseur.
The Black Stars will jet out of the place to start their pre-match preparations in Dubai from June 1.
As previously unveiled by Footy-Ghana.com, the workforce will participate in two test games versus Namibia and South Africa before mentor Appiah picks his ultimate squad.
Ghana are in Team F of the 2019 Afcon with Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau. The event kicks off June 21.