Ex-international defender Frimpong Manso has backed the decision of the Ghana FA to hire the services of an expatriate video analyst for the Black Stars ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
The Ghana FA has decided to engage the services of the head of video analysis of English giants Manchester City as part of measures to strengthen the technical team for Juneâ€™s tournament in Brazil.
Frimpong Manso, who previously coached the countryâ€™s Under-17 team, is thrilled with the decision.
â€œItâ€™s a good thing and Iâ€™m happy the FA is going for him,â€ he said
â€œI was in South Africa at the last World Cup and saw the importance of a video analysis.
â€œThey did an amazing work and so the idea of going for another analysis is exciting for me.
â€œWe are in the modern era and so we must adjust to the latest trend of international standards.
â€œTheir work is unique and it will go a long way to help the Black Stars excel in Brazil.
The additional expert will be working alongside Michael Okyere who is the substantive video analyst of the Black Stars.
The extra video analyst is one of several other experts being appointed by the Ghana FA as members of the Black Starsâ€™ back room staff for the World Cup.
The support team includes famous Serbian therapist Mariana Kovacevic, an additional doctor and masseur.
They are being contracted on a short-term basis solely to help Ghanaâ€™s third successive appearance at the World Cup finals.