Originally written on Ghanasoccernet  |  Last updated 11/6/14
Isaac Opeele Boateng is furious with his critics who have questioned his intelligence. Under-fire Ghana U17 assistant coach Isaac Opeele Boateng has fired back at his critics who have questioned his know-how after the team’s early exit from the African Junior Championship. Opeele, dubbed as Ghana’s version of Jose Mourinho, is loathed by some football aficionados for his acid-tongue. His part-tme job in the media-where he reviews the work of other coaches-has also not helped his reputation. Before his national team appointment, the young trainer was a pundit for local sports radio station Asempa FM as well as a columnist for the state-owned Graphic Sports newspaper. Opeele was on the Black Starlets bench as they suffered a 6-1 humiliation at the hands of rivals Nigeria in their opening Group B match. The team also drew 1-1 with Congo and 0-0 with Ivory Coast to finish third and exit the tournament. Many have wondered why he was unable to rescue the team with his technical ingenuity....
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