- Ibrahim Tanko has some words of advice for Ghana Premier League champions Hearts of Oak
- Tanko wants the Phobians to play some friendly games with other African teams
- He says it will give them some needed international exposure
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Former Ghana international, Ibrahim Tanko has sent some words of advice to Ghana Premier League champions Accra Hearts of Oak ahead of their CAF Champions league campaign.
The former national men's U-23 team coach wishes that the Phobians to play some friendly games with teams from other African countries.
This he says will give the squad some international exposure ahead of their Champions League campaign for the 2021/2022 season.
The 44-year old revealed this in an interview with Kuamsi based radio station Pure FM according to a report from Ghana sports online.
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“They must try and play some friendly games with clubs around the borders of Ghana to give their players some exposure ahead of the campaign”
Hearts have been drawn against Guinean Ligue 1 club CI Kamsar in the preliminary round of the Champions League.
Tanko who is a former assistant Black Stars coach has also sat on the bench of the Cameroonian senior men's national team too as an assistant.
The Ghanaian was also the assistant coach to German clubs SC Freiburg and FC Cologne.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghana Premier League champions, Accra Hearts of Oak, will face Guinean club, Club Industriel de Kamsar, in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League.
The 2000 CAF Champions League winner, will travel to Conakry for the first leg on the weeknd of 10-12 September, 2021, before the second leg on the weekend of 17-21 September in Accra.
The draw for the preliminary round was confirmed on the official website of CAF on Friday, 13 August, 2021.