Sports News of Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Ahead of their 1st match in opposition to Benin on Tuesday, June 25, Ghana’s Black Stars mentor James Kwesi Appiah has been slammed by Patrick Osei Agyemang.
Osei Agyemang far better identified as Countryman Songo reckons the Black Stars are heading to the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCONS) without the need of a coach.
On ‘Ekosiisen’ display on Asempa FM hosted by Osei Bonsu, Songo submitted he expects this year’s match to see the show of amazing football simply because of the game’s arrive at globally noting there were being no more time minnows on the continent.
Asked about Ghana’s prospects at the event, Songo answered:
“Our challenge is we really do not have a coach. You have someone standing there as a mentor remaining paid with the taxpayer’s money but he is not discovering. I just cannot see which ways he is likely to deploy. I have witnessed him coach and mentor and I see very little unique.”
He ongoing: “Don’t neglect he’s been to this event before and it was Burkina Faso which eradicated us. He allow the team to the Environment Cup, it was terrible.”
While Osie Bonsu submitted that the Ghana-German recreation at the 2014 Entire world Cup was described as one of the greatest online games by FIFA offering bring about to be delighted about the country’s football Songo would not have any of that.
“How about the a person who took the cup household? We adore to be delighted with minimal gains, and not try for the greatest. We need to be the most effective, to start with, consider the cup. There is no obtain in enjoying the greatest match but failing to acquire, what use is that?” he queried.
“In todays’ game, it is coaches who gain matches even with having intelligent gamers. Selectin is based mostly on ways enabling the gamers to supply but I don’t see that potential in our coach,” Songo poured out.
Participating in the devil’s advocate, host Osie Bonsu queried if Appiah wasn’t doing work with a workforce whereupon Songo who is a sporting activities host, commentator and a little something of a general public figure stated Appiah has shown he has no football philosophy which guided his work.
Providing improved particulars on his very poor regard for Appiah as a mentor, Songo rendered: “His substitutions are bad primarily in the next half of matches. Even with wins recorded, people matches were challenging for them and usually it was the gamers whom utilized their wit to prevail and not because Appiah rightly study the recreation and manufactured stellar adjustments.”
According to the ‘Fire for Fire’ Television set host, once the tax payers funds is staying utilised on the Stars, they will have to convey the AFOCN trophy house after approximately 4 decades of trophy drought particularly when the group has benefited from tenting in expensive Dubai, get their for every diems all to aid a smooth preparing and efficiency in Egypt.
Ghana’s Black Stars will play its group matches from Benin and Cameroon ahead of relocating to Suez for the remaining Team F fixture. They are in Team F with Guinea-Bissau, Benin and Cameroon.
The stars played two warm-up games towards Namibia and South Africa dropping to Namibia and taking part in a drawn game with South Africa. Ghana’s opening match will be towards Benin on 25 June at the Ismailia Stadium. Ghanaians remain nonchalant about the Stars now but must they acquire some game titles and progress, the place of 30 million citizens will erupt in thunderous celebration rallying to cheer on the team.