- The newly-appointed head coach of the Black Stars has chalked some mouthwatering in the past
- YEN.com.gh makes a compilation of 9 that goes to show that CK Akonnor is capable of giving Ghanaians what they want
- The list entails how CK has been wildly successful both as a player and a coach
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CK Akonnor, a man who has had great achievements, would be handling the national men's football team of Ghana called the Black Stars for at least two years.
It would be recalled how it was earlier reported that former Black Stars midfielder, Charles Kwablan Akonnor, has been appointed the new head coach of the senior national team.
YEN.com.gh makes a compilation of 9 big achievements of the current head coach of the Black Stars that show he can deliver as expected of him.
See the list below:
1. Akonnor won the coach of the year award at the 2019 Ghana Football Awards
2. The coach has been very influential since time immemorial and is a great leader. When at Wolfsburg, Akonnor was a very crucial player in the team and in the 2001/02 season, got appointed as team captain.
3. The new Black Stars' leader has coached three of the biggest teams in Ghana; Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak and AshGold.
4. Akonnor has been the assistant manager of the Black Stars succeeding Ibrahim Tanko since October 2019.
5. CK has a great experience as a footballer, having earned 41 caps for Ghana, scoring 12 goals.
6. He was part of the Ghanaian team that went to the African Cup of Nations in 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000.
7. As a coach at Kotoko, CK led his team to win the NC Special Competition Tier 1 trophy.
8. CK Akonnor made over 370 appearances in his lengthy club career, which spanned about 19 good years.
9. He clearly has a well-diversified experience as he played for seven clubs in total and scored about 48 goals in all.
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Dangote, a die-hard Arsenal fan, has been previously linked with the purchase of the club from Stan Kroenke — a deal that could gulp over $4 billion from his pocket.
But speaking with David Rubenste in show in America, the 62-year-old business mogul gave Nigerian Arsenal fans a sigh of relief after re-establishing interest in taking over the purchase of the North London side.
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