Former RTU goalkeeper Abubakari Damba says the club’s poor form can help coach Tanko


Former Real Tamale United and Black Stars goalkeeper Abubakari Damba thinks the recent run of poor form of the club’s will help keep expectations in check for coach Shaibu Ibrahim Tanko.

The Sports Director of UDS is having the west campaign since joining the club in 2015. The team has struggled to play at their best, leaving them in a big fight for a top-four finish in the Division One League.

Speaking to Sey Mubarick on Friday , Damba said the challenging spell of results proves how much work there is to do at RTU this summer, but is optimistic the club fortunes will turn to be good.

“I must first of all thank RTU supporters for their commitment and going forward I think there is a future for the team.

“I watched the local derby on Sunday between Tamale City and RTU and though my former side lost, I was very impressed by the players performances, they played with commitment and passion and that tells you they are in good hands in terms of technical football and I know going forward RTU will get better” he said.

The GTV Sports+ pundit admit he is not happy with the position of his former club but is optimistic they will bounce back.

He however advised the players to take their training seriously and know that if football is their profession then they have to support the brand of the club RTU.

By: Sey Mubarick

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