GFA Sacks Coach C.K. Akonnor Over Poor Performance

The Ghana Football Association(GFA) has sacked the coach of the Senior National Team, the Black Stars, Coach C.K Akonnor.

The decision follows the poor performance of the team under his steward since taking over as coach.

Also sacked are the two assistant coaches of C.K Akonnor.

The decision was taken on Monday, September 13, 2021, at the end of an Executive Committee meeting that became necessary after Ghana lost 1-0 to South Africa in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the last international break.

Kindly read the statement from the Ghana FA

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has taken a decision to terminate the appointment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants 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 reports have decided to terminate its relationship with the Head Coach C. K Akonnor and the two Assistants.

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

The Association wishes C.K Akonnor and his Assistants the very best in their future endeavours.

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

 

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