Ghana coach Ibrahim Tanko hails impacts of Black Stars returnees in Uganda draw

Soccer News of Monday, 9 October 2017



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Ghana’s deputy coach Ibrahim Tanko is delighted with the performances of the Black Stars returnees in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

Prior to the crucial encounter, Ghana were hit with injuries to key players which forced the hand of coach Kwesi Appiah to use some his fringe players as well players who have been out of the side for a very long time, most notably Daniel Opare, Frank Acheampong, Nicholas Opoku and Raphael Dwamena.

However, the team displayed a courageous performance despite their inability to collect maximum points from the game.

“It’s very good because it shows that we can depend on some other players if we are in need. If you look at at these players, for example, Opare [Daniel], he was out for almost three years and this happened to be his first game but he did very well,” Tanko told

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