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BA United coach says his young centre-back Stephen Badu reminds him of his past

Published on: 03 August 2014
Stephen Badu during the Division One League playoffs.

BA United coach Frimpong Manso says he sees many qualities in defender Stephen Anokye Badu that he himself possessed during his playing career.

Manso has made history by leading the Soccer Apostles to return to the Ghana top-flight after 10 years in the wilderness and one of his key players was the young centre-back.

Anokye’s timely tackles and leadership qualities at the back made him a major talking point during the Division One League promotional play-offs.

"I look at Stephen and I see myself reflected in many of the things he does,” Manso, the ex-Ghana and Kotoko defender, said after his side beat RTU 1-0 last week.

Badu, 18, is on loan from DC United and could gatecrash the Ghana U20 squad preparing for their final African U20 championship qualifier against


This article has 3 comment(s), give your comment
  • lion-fire says:
    August 03, 2014 05:25 pm
    This fish person, I suspect called himself pepper at a point. He us so obnoxious. Taking offense at anything including himself. Shame
  • Mustapha Slomo says:
    August 03, 2014 08:55 pm
    Infantile innuendo! Does one necessarily have to play professional to prove their worth? Must you people talk down everybody because you just don't like them! Keep your bitterness to yourself and let the man be. Ridiculous!
  • fish says:
    August 03, 2014 04:03 pm
    Stop blowing your horns Frimpong Manso,because you never played any professional club outside Ghana.