GFA names C.K Akonnor as substantive Black Stars coach

GFA names C.K Akonnor as substantive Black Stars coach

- C.K Akonnor has been named as the new Black Stars coach

- David Duncan has also been named as his deputy

- The GFA also named a new set of technical team members for the senior national team

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has officially announced C.K Akonnor as the head coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars.

The FA in a statement also said David Duncan will be Akonnor’s assistant.

Sources say government officials at the Sports Ministry had made their decision explicitly clear to the GFA that they want a local coach and nothing else.

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C.K. Akunnor was drafted into the Black Stars as an assistant coach by Kwesi Appiah ahead of Ghana’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome.

The GFA has also named the rest of the Technical Team of the Black Stars as follows:

Najawu Issah - Goalkeepers Coach

Dr. Christ Adomoako - Team Doctor

Henry Martey - Welfare Officer

S. K. Ankomah - Masseur

George Nii Anum Amasa - Masseur

Daniel Yankey - Equipment Officer

Suleman Zampa - Equipment Officer

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The GFA has also constituted the Management Committee of the Black Stars as follows:

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George Amoako - Chairman

Akwasi Agyemang - Vice Chairman

Jones Alhassan Abu - Member

Sammy Kuffuor - Member

Fred Pappoe - Member

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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