Four former Ghana internationals have been named in the new Black Stars technical team to be headed by Kwesi Appiah.
Tanko, who played for the Black Stars between 1996- 2004 will be coach Kwesi Appiah's first assistant with Maxwell Konadu as also as an assistant coach.
"I did not state categorically that Kwesi Appiah was not competent, I said local coaches are not competent enough to head the Black Stars".
Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah has been appointed the Technical Coordinator of the national team while Kingson has been handed the role of goalkeepers trainer.
He was Ghana's coach at the World Cup in Brazil but then lost his job thereafter.
"I have learnt a lot".
Kwesi Appiah, 57, told the press during his unveiling at the Ghana Football Association Secretariat that all players have equal opportunities in the Black Stars but only respectful, competent and hardworking ones would merit a call up.
Appiah, has already started working, naming his Black Stars team b squad for the CHAN qualifiers as well as monitoring league centers and attending a couple of launching ceremonies.
According to Afriyie, the coach has been tasked to qualify Ghana to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and win the title, which has eluded Ghana for the past 32 years. "That is the target given to him and we all hope he will be able to do that.", Mr. AFRiyie stated.
"I've been on record to have also aired a similar sentiment during Avram Grant's appointment but at the end of the day I rallied behind him giving out my maximum best because I am also being evaluated as a member of the management team", he added.