GFA demotes Maxwell Konadu to 2nd assistant

GFA demotes Maxwell Konadu to 2nd assistant

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has demoted Maxwell Konadu from his position as the first assistant coach of the Black Stars.

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GFA demotes Maxwell Konadu to 2nd assistant

Maxwell Konadu

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Konadu has now been made the second assistant coach of the Black Stars.

The moves comes as the GFA unveils a new technical team led by former Black Stars captain, Kwasi Appiah.

Kwasi Appiah takes over as Black Stars coach, while former Ghana international, Ibrahim Tanko replaces Maxwell Konadu as first assistant coach.

Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah, was also appointed the technical director of the Black Stars while former Black Stars goalkeeper, Richard Kingson, was also made goal keeper's trainer.

GFA demotes Maxwell Konadu to 2nd assistant

Kwasi Appiah, Black Stars coach

YEN.com.gh understands that Kwasi Appiah preferred to have brought in his own assistant to replace Maxwell Konadu, but the GFA insisted on keeping him.

The GFA also appointed Chris Adomako as Black Stars doctor; Michael Okyere as video analyst; and Ismail Hamidu as equipment and welfare officer.

The new technical team's immediate objective is to qualify Ghana for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

With one point in two matches, Ghana currently trails Egypt and Uganda in the qualifiers.

The team will be required to win its four remaining matches to keep its qualification hopes alive.

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