Black Stars coach, C. K. Akonnor, sacked

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Black Star Coach C.K. Akonnor has been sacked by the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association following the poor performance of the team in Ghana’s Group G World Cup qualifying matches against Ethiopia and South Africa.

In a statement issued by the GFA council, the appointment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants has been terminated with immediate effect.

“This follows the receipt of the Technical Report from the Head Coach of the Senior National Team and the report from the Black Stars Management Committee following Ghana’s Group G World Cup qualifying matches against Ethiopia and South Africa.”

The Executive Council after considering the two report decided to terminate its relationship with the Head Coach C. K Akonnor and the two Assistants.

A three (3) Member Committee made up of Vice President of the GFA ,Mark Addo, Upper East Regional Football Association Chairman, Alhaji Salifu Zida and Dr. Randy Abbey has been set up to find a Head Coach and Assistant Coaches for the Black Stars within the next 72 hours.

Akonnor was appointed as Ghana coach in January 2019 as a replacement to Kwesi Appiah, who he had served as an assistant to.

Ghana currently have three (3) points after the two opening matches.

The Black Stars will take on Zimbabwe in the next round of games in October 2021.

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