Local coaches need more education to match foreign coaches – Awule Quaye Jnr

Former Ghana U20 star Awule Quaye Jnr says local coaches need more education to match up with foreign coaches.

Awule Quaye who is now a Reverend Minister was speaking on Sports Biz on Max 89.7 FM on October 24, 2020.

The host of the show Evans Amewugah asked the former midfielder whether he enjoyed playing under local coaches or foreign coaches and he gave a detailed reply.

“I have played under several coaches in Ghana, Jones Attuqufio, Oti Akenteng and the likes, they all had something but I think the game grew higher and we needed foreign hands to handle. Even though local coaches know the terrain well there is a difference between local and foreign coaches. The foreign coaches are a bit ahead in terms of how to read the game, communicate with players and even how to manage a player.

For me, if they can send our local coaches to Europe to learn more they can excel better than the foreign coaches.”

Awule Quaye Jnr was a significant figure of the Black Satellites (U 20) 1999 African Gold winning team. He played alongside Laryea Kingston, Baffour Gyan, Owusu Afriyie etc.

Before that, he was also an essential member of the Black Starlets ( U17) Silver team that played in Egypt 1997.

He also joined the likes of Stephen Appiah, Michael Essien and Sam Johnson for the 2004 Tunisia 4nations tournament with the Black Stars.

 

By: Mutala Yakubu

Recent articles

Ghana Premier League: Gyan marks Legon Cities debut as they draw with Medeama

Ghana's all time leading scorer Asamoah Gyan marked his Legon Cities debut against Medeama SC. The Matchday 3 fixture of the Ghana Premier saw both...

Ghana Premier League: Hans Kwofie breaks Phobia hearts with late equalizer

Accra Hearts of Oak played their first game of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season against Ashantigold SC at the Accra Sports Stadium. Hearts were...

Dr Bawumia: GH¢21 billion spent to clean up the financial sector

Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said that the government has spent GH¢21billion to clean up the financial sector. According to Dr. Bawumia, 99 percent of...

Dr. Bawumia: Visionary President Akufo-Addo understands the plight of the north

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said that though President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is not a northerner, he understands the plight of the...

John Mahama: I’ll revive the financial sector to create jobs

John Dramani Mahama, the presidential candidate of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has promised to revive collapsed financial institutions in the country...

Ibn Chambas: Preserve Ghana’s reputation as beacon of democracy in Election 2020

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has...

Leave a reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

X