Ghana Premier League

Accra Lions Unveil Ibrahim Tanko As New Technical Director


Accra Lions Football Club have announced coach Ibrahim Tanko as the new Sporting Director of the club.

Tanko, who holds a UEFA License A coaching certificate, has agreed a contract and will start work immediately in the new role created to reflect the future ambitions of the club.

The 44-year-old’s role will see him shape the activities of the senior team while giving a laser-guided focus to the methods of the club’s academy.

The former assistant coach of the Ghana national team, the Black Stars, will also lead the restructuring of the process of recruitment at the club.

CEO of the Club Nana Obiri Yeboah said in an interview, “we are absolutely pleased that Tanko has agreed to work in the role of a Sporting Director of the club.”

“His immense playing and coaching experience makes him the right person for the job at this important phase of the club. We are certain he will bring his playing experience and coaching knowledge to bear at Accra Lions and help us achieve our cherished ambitions.”

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