Sports activities Information of Saturday, 24 April 2021
Source: Ghana Soccernet
Black Stars B head mentor Ibrahim Tanko has disclosed that he has in no way at any position received dollars to hand contact-ups to any footballer in his group.
The difficulty of some coaches being influenced by revenue from agents and officers has long been portion of Ghana soccer.
It came up all over again recently when Black Stars mentor CK Akonnor announced his squad for the double-header in the AFCON qualifiers towards South Africa and Sao Tome past thirty day period
The inclusion of some gamers produced rumours that they might have made the crew for the reason that of their capability to affect some people about the Black Stars.
But Tanko stated meritocracy is the fundamental need for selection into his crew and that dollars has not been a factor.
“I by no means took cash from anyone and I will in no way do it,” Tanko explained to Muftawu Nabilla.
“Because I never see why I really should acquire cash before I get in touch with anyone who has the expertise, who is a Ghanaian, who can enable us. From time to time you listen to about coaches who you respect very perfectly and this is not how it is meant to be. For me, nobody arrives to me to give me dollars and I will under no circumstances get it.”
In advance of his latest position, Tanko served as assistant Black Stars coach and head coach for the nationwide underneath-23 workforce.