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Collaborate with ex-soccer players for strategies – Mallam Yahaya urges GFA President


Sporting activities News of Friday, 17 July 2020

Source: Philip Nii Darku Ankrah, Contributor


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Freshly appointed Karela United Assistant mentor, Mallam Yahaya, has urged President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to perform hand-in-hand with former footballers in his administration.

Talking to GTV Athletics+ on Further than the Pitch, the former Borussia Dortmund midfielder recommended the GFA President, Kurt Okraku, to cooperate with ex-footballers in his administration for better ideas since they have extra expertise about the video game, dependent on their knowledge.

“The present GFA President (Kurt Okraku) is on a really good route. Even so, I will urge him to collaborate with ex-football gamers fairly than businessmen simply because centered on their ordeals, they will be able to give him better suggestions to aid his administration,” he said.

Mr. Yahaya also heaped praises on the GFA President for altering the facial area of football even with getting in workplace for fewer than a 12 months.

He rated Mr Okraku’s administration 60% for how it has executed so far.

“He has been in a position to improve quite a few matters in the Ghana Soccer Affiliation when he assumed workplace hence I will charge his administration 60 for every cent since his tenure is not nevertheless in excess of and I hope to see extra of what he is capable of undertaking to make Ghana football achieve that peak we’re all waiting to see,” he claimed.

Mallam Yahaya extra: “The Ghanaian soccer structure is incredibly weak. We don’t produce young abilities. As a nation, it is essential to have numerous academies to groom the youths in soccer. We have alternatively invested all our cash in the nationwide workforce neglecting the youth national group. Part of the cash ought to be invested in the youth nationwide teams to develop the young gamers really perfectly.”

Meanwhile, he has expressed desire to coach Asante Kotoko.

According to him, his coaching job will be fulfilled if he is appointed as head mentor of the Porcupine Warriors.


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