Some players of Ghana Premier League side, Real Tamale United have started skipping training sessions due to financial issues, according to club coach, Shaibu Tanko. The “Pride of the North” suffered a 4-0 loss in week 22 against AshantiGold at Len Clay Stadium on Wednesday to plunge them into the relegation zone.
Ghana Premier League returnees, Real Tamale United will test the mettle of Hearts of Oak when they host them on Sunday. The “Pride of the North” will welcome the defending league champions at the Aliu Mahama Stadium in the final fixture of the first round of the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League on Sunday, February 13.
Head coach of Real Tamale United, Shaibu Tanko has admitted that the club is in a dire financial state. RTU made a return to the Ghana Premier League after 8 years in Division One football but have struggled to claim points in the 22 week old season. The “Pride of the North” secured a 3-year sponsorship deal with fastest growing cement company, Dzata cement but have fallen on hard times lately with some players skipping training sessions.
Real Tamale United thrashed Accra Hearts of Oak to a 4-1 defeat to remain in the Ghana Premier League. The Pride of the North came back from a goal down to humiliate the host to a 4-1 defeat on match day 34 of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday afternoon.