Former German international, Lothar Matthaus, says he is concerned more about the improvement and development of players following his decision to become the majority shareholder of Ghana Premier League side, Accra Lions.
The 62-year-old, earlier on Tuesday, was at an event in Accra to officially announce his acquisition of shares in the club.
The 1990 World Cup winner will be owning the club alongside football agent, Oliver König, and Chinese-based Ghanaian footballer, Frank Acheampong.
Speaking about his long-term expectation following his investment in the club, Matthaus said: “What is important for me is performance and improvement from the players.”
“When we come first, I am happy but this is not why I am investing money in Accra Lions. I like the style of the club and how they work with young players because I think you have to start early to make the player better.
“[At young ages] they have players playing in the national youth teams and this can be the way and I like how Accra Lions perform on the field.”
Accra Lions are currently ninth on the Premier League table in their second campaign in Ghana’s top flight with three games to go until the end of the season.
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