Ghana hearth coach Akonnor after uninspiring World Cup qualification begin

The Black Stars are out there for a brand new coach following the dismissal of their head coach

Ghana have parted methods with coach CK Akonnor following the nation’s topsy-turvy begin to the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Soccer Affiliation has introduced.

Assistant coaches David Duncan and Dutchman Patrick Graveraars have additionally been given the sack.

Akonnor leaves the Black Stars after virtually two years on the helm of affairs.

“The Govt Council of the Ghana Soccer Affiliation has taken a choice to terminate the appointment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants with quick impact,” the GFA said on its official website.

“This follows the receipt of the Technical Report from the Head Coach of the Senior Nationwide Staff and the report from the Black Stars Administration Committee following Ghana’s Group G World Cup qualifying matches in opposition to Ethiopia and South Africa.

“The Govt Council after contemplating the 2 experiences have determined to terminate its relationship with the Head Coach C. Ok Akonnor and the 2 Assistants.”

Akonnor took over the Black Stars in January 2020, changing James Kwasi Appiah, underneath a activity to qualify to and win the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon subsequent yr, and as effectively qualify Ghana to the World Cup.

Underneath the previous Wolfsburg captain, Ghana opened their Qatar 2022 marketing campaign with a laborious 1-0 house win over Ethiopia, earlier than falling 1-0 away to South Africa final week.

The outcomes have left the West Africans third on the desk in Group G, forward of a double-header in opposition to Zimbabwe subsequent month.

“The Govt Council has fashioned a 3 (3) Member Committee made up of Vice President Mark Addo, Higher East Regional Soccer Affiliation Chairman, Alhaji Salifu Zida and Dr. Randy Abbey to discover a Head Coach and Assistant Coaches for the Black Stars inside the subsequent 72 hours.

“The Affiliation needs C.Ok Akonnor and his Assistants the perfect of their future endeavours.

“Ghana at present have three (3) factors after the 2 opening matches. The Black Stars will tackle Zimbabwe within the subsequent spherical of video games in October 2021.”

The Black Stars have been drawn in opposition to Morocco, Gabon and Comoros within the group stage on the Afvcon finals.

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