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Nyaho Tamakloe backs Stevanovic over AFCON squad naming

Published on: 14 December 2011

Former Ghana Football Association chief Dr. Nyaho Tamakloe has asked for Black Stars coach Goran Stevanovic to be given a free hand to name his squad for the 2012 Nations Cup finals.

Tamakloe claims there is undue pressure from the on the coach from the public which expects to see certain players make the shortlist ahead of the tournament.

Fans in the country are keen to see the likes of Ghana Premier League

"The coach must be given the free hand to pick his own team and he should also be the final say since he will be accountable to the team's performance," Tamakloe told Joy FM in an interview.

Many football fans are hoping to see inform striker Emmanuel Baffour in the list of local players in the team.

These fans have also strongly expressed their desire not to see Prince Tagoe and Dominic Adiyiah make the cut but Dr Tamakloe added that, the coach knows what he is about and should be left alone to take decisions regarding his selection.


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