CK Akonnor sacked as Black Stars coach

CK Akonnor sacked as Black Stars coach

Head coach of the Black Stars, Charles Kobla Akonnor and his two assistants have been relieved of their roles with the senior national team.

The Ghana Football Association made the announcement on its website, bringing the almost two-year tenure of the former Black Stars captain to an end. His sacking has come as no surprise to many who have grown very dissatisfied with his style of football in charge of the national team.

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His last act in charge was the game against South Africa this month in World Cup qualifier where the Stars lost 1-0 away in Johannesburg to now si a point less than their counterparts and same as Ethiopia in Group G. Ghana played without a spirit against the Bafana Bafana leaving many fans disgusted and calling for his head.

He has taken charge of 10 games, winning four and losing four with two draws in his bag under his coronavirus disrupted reign. He will be remembered for saying he will work with 40 players in their[management] database with allowance for a few inclusion but ended up using over 70 players in less than two years.

The GFA has tasked the “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”.

By: Clifford Adumbire |

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