Ex-Black Stars striker Prince Tagoe has spoken about the dismissal of C.K Akonnor as head coach of the Ghanaian senior national team.
The 47-year-old was fired from his role as head of the Black Stars together with two of his assistants David Duncan and Patrick Greveraars following a marathon meeting held at the headquarters of the football association on Monday afternoon.
Striker Prince Tagoe who scored 7 times in 36 appearances for the West African powerhouse has expressed his opinion about the sacking of the former Wolfsburg and Ghana captain from his role as the head coach of the four-time AFCON winners.
“C.K [Akonnor] is a good coach with many potentials but he doesn’t have the confidence and boldness. You cannot assign Dede [Andre Ayew] to a striking role. This is all due to a lack of confidence. Even if you look at the call ups Dede was named among the strikers. It all also boils down to the call-ups made by the coach. You don’t allow people to dictate to you which player you should invite to the team. You have to scout for the players in Europe yourself,” he told Kumasi-based Pure FM.
Tagoe is a former Hearts of Oak striker who featured for clubs such as TSG Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga, Partizan Belgrade in Serbia, Bursaspor in Turkey among others.
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