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12.11.2014 Cup of Nations

JE Sarpong warns Maxwell Konadu in naming stand-in captain for AFCON clashes

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JE Sarpong warns Maxwell Konadu in naming stand-in captain for AFCON clashes
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[caption id="attachment_273241" align="aligncenter" width="400"] JE Sarpong[/caption] By Rahman Osman Follow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosman Ebusua Dwarfs coach J.E Sarpong has urged Ghana stop-gap coach Maxwell Konadu to be circumspect in selecting a stand-in captain for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in the absence of Asamoah Gyan. There have been speculations as who will lead out the team for the matches against Uganda and Togo.According to local reports Marseille ace Andre Ayew and Turkey-based defender John Boye are in the running.Sarpong has waded into the debate by calling on Maxwell Konadu be circumspect in deciding who becomes the captain"As for the captain it is the sole prerogative of the Coach," Sarpong told Accra-based Asempa FM."He should be very careful in selecting because his choices today could have a future effect on the team."I know Dede Ayew captained us to win the Under 20 tournament but I think the situations are different."So whoever gets the nod should be an influential person who commands respect in the team."Ghana will face Uganda in Kampala on Saturday and then host Togo at the Tamale Sports Stadium next Wednesday. 

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