CONFIRMED: C.K. Akonnor fired after 10 games

Black Stars Head Coach Charles Kwabena Akonnor has been sacked with immediate effect by the Ghana Football Association.

According to official information from the football governing body in the country, the Executive Council “has terminated the appointment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants with immediate effect.”

The decision to part ways with Akonnor and his two deputites David Duncan and Patrick Greveraars, according to the GFA, followed “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 GFA explained.

Akonnor, during his reign, supervised the Black Stars over a total of 10 games. He won 4, drew 2 and lost 4.

The Executive Council has since the announcement formed a three 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.

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