The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has today, September 13, 2021 terminated its two year contract with Black Star’s coach, Charles Kwablan Akonnor and his two assistants David Duncan and Patrick Greveraars following a report from the head coach of the senior national team and the Black Stars Management Committee with immediate effect.
According to a statement issued by the FA this afternoon, “the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has taken a decision to terminate the appointment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants with immediate effect.
“This follows 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 statement read.
“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 statement continued.
Meanwhile, a three member committee has been set to find a Head coach and assistants within 72hours in replacement of the sacked coach and his assistants.
“The Executive Council has 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”, the statement said.
CK Akonnor took over from the former Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah from 2019 on a two year contract with GFA to become the Black Stars coach for Ghana.