Ex-Ghana international striker Ibrahim Tanko has been appointed as an assistant coach of German Bundesliga side Cologne. The 33-year-old becomes the first ex-Ghanaian footballer to be handed a major role with a major European side.
The former Black Stars striker will work under new coach Stale Solbakken after impressing working as a scout for Cologne in Africa.
ďI am abviously delighted that I have been given this appointment but the hard work begins now to make Cologne excel in Bundesliga this season,Ē Tanko told Ghanasoccernet.com exclusively. Tanko was the co-coach of Japanese top-flight side Urawa Red Diamonds before he quit the post at the end of last season.
|Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com. Peacefmonline.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.|