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Paul Abalo: We didn’t have ambition to participate

Paul Abalo: We didn’t have ambition to participate

African Sports
Togo coach Jean Paul Abalo has admitted that his side didn’t have any major goals for the WAFU competition, seeing it more as a chance to give his players experience. The Togolese were eliminated by Cote D'Ivoire on penalties after recording a 0-0 scoreline at the end of the final whistle. “Coming here we didn’t have any ambition to participate in the competition, but just to prepare our team for the next challenges coming our way,” Paul Abalo explained. “We regret the organisation of the tournament, because traveling for more than one hour to come and play just one game is not something that encourages the team.” Meanwhile Togo captain Maklibe Kouloun has described his team’s exit from the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations as ‘painful’. The Sparrow Hawks held Ivory Coast to a go
Trio: Inter Allies trio ruled out of Medeama trip

Trio: Inter Allies trio ruled out of Medeama trip

Local News
Three players of Inter Allies have been ruled out of Medeama SC’s clash on Wednesday due to respective injuries sustained in league match against Liberty on Sunday. Goalkeeper Kwame Baah was substituted in the 40th minute during Sunday’s game against Liberty, he had a knock on his knee and have been given time to heal. Forward Frederick Opoku Yamoah has foot injury, he also sustained the injury on Sunday against Liberty. Defender Paul Abanga is suffering from malaria and didn’t join the team to Tarkwa. The good news is, the trio will be available for the next league match on Sunday.  Source: InterAllies.com
Paul Abanga highlights positives from Liberty defeat

Paul Abanga highlights positives from Liberty defeat

Local News
Paul Abanga told the club’s official website that there were a few positives from the defeat to Liberty Professionals on Sunday afternoon. The ‘Eleven Is To One’ suffered a painful 2-0 defeat to the scientific soccer lads away from home at Carl Reindorf Park in the Ghana Premier League. The versatile player started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes making it 100% record in the two league games played. Abanga highlighted some positives from the Inter Allies’ defeat but also admitted that the performance was disappointing. “I will always look for positives and truly there were positives in the game especially in the first half, we were that good,” Paul Abanga said. “If you look at how we played in the first half, we had a lot of one-two touches, we attacked fa