Confirmed! CK Akunnor is Black Stars head coach

The Ghana Soccer Association has verified Charles Kwablan Akunnor as the Head of the .

Akunnor was an assistant coach in the Kwesi Appiah-led technical workforce that was dissolved by the FA earlier in the yr.

He will be assisted by veteran gaffer David Duncan.

Akunnor’s gradual but continuous rise in the recreation commenced in his enjoying days when he captained Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga in the early 2000’s and is till now one particular of the most revered by the admirers.

He led Kumasi Asante Kotoko to the income zone of the CAF Confederation Cup, beating teams like Zambia’s best ZESCO United and Nkana FC as perfectly as Cameroonian giants, Coton Activity.

Before Kotoko, Akunnor had managed in at Hearts, Desires FC, Ashanti Gold, in which he performed, and Sekondi Eleven Sensible.

The Black Stars nevertheless will be Akunnor’s hardest occupation yet because leaving it as captain and holding on to the assistant function for just two online games against South Africa and Sao Tome – coming in to exchange Ibrahim Tanko below the orders of previous manager, Kwesi Appiah.

As coach, Akunnor will be held to the identical significant specifications any manager of the Black Stars is held to.

Topical of his jobs will be to manual the workforce to the upcoming AFCON and also to the subsequent globe cup in Qatar.


C.K Akunnor appointed new Black Stars coach

C.K Akunnor, a former Ghanaian worldwide, has been as the head coach of the Stars.The 45-calendar year-old signed a two year deal with the Ghana Soccer Association.


The senior countrywide group coaching position turned vacant following the dissolution of the complex groups of the nationwide teams by the Executive Council of the FA which led to Kwesi Appiah getting rid of his position as the Black Stars mentor.

Akunnor has been clubless following parting strategies with Asante immediately guiding the club to earn the Normalization Committee Particular Competitors.

Nevertheless, he was named as the assistant coach of the Black Stars in Ghana’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations doubleheader qualifiers in opposition to Sao Tome and South Africa.

Akonnor, who also played for German Bundesliga facet, Wolfsburg has broad expertise in coaching with his stint at leading Ghana Leading League clubs namely Hearts of Oak, Dreams FC, Ashanti Gold SC, Asante Kotoko and relegated club Sekondi Eleven Clever.

On the other hand, former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak coach David Duncan and George Boateng are most likely to be named as the assistant coach for C.K Akunnor following Ibrahim Tanko declined to take the situation.

Coach Akonnor capped 41 times for Ghana and he was named captain of the Black Stars following Abedi Pele’s retirement.

Source: Adomonline

CK Akunnor set to be named next Black Stars coach

Former Black Captain, Charles Kwadwo , popularly recognised as CK is set to just take above as the following Black Stars Mentor.

CK Akunnor, served as the assistant coach to former mentor Kwesi Appiah for the previous 2 months before the specialized teams of all countrywide groups bought dissolved by the GFA.

Akunnor has formerly served as coach of Sekondi XI Wise, Dreams FC, Ashantigold football club, Accra Hearts of Oak and recently, Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

His record at Kotoko is commendable as he is the only coach to direct Kotoko into the moneg zone of the CAF Confederations Cup in the very last 5 yrs.

He nevertheless fell brief in the last 2 online games of the group stage as Kotoko failed to development to the future phase of the competitors.

He then guided Kotoko to victory in the 2018/2019 Normalisation Commitee Specific Competition, defeating higher traveling Karela United (1-1) 4-1on penalties. Ahead of that, his Kotoko side experienced dispatched Accra Hearts Of Oak in the semi remaining of the competitors.

Akunnor still left Kotoko remarkably right after the level of competition and was afterwards as deputy mentor of the black stars to assist Coach Kwasi Appiah.

He takes over a Black Stars staff in transition with demands of the enthusiasts still at an all time significant. His fast target will be to qualify Ghana to the AFCON 2021 and the 2022 environment cup in Qatar.

He will be assisted by David Duncan and George Boateng.

C.K Akunnor and Kotoko agree to settle ‘dispute’ out of court

Sporting activities News of Thursday, 29 August 2019


Akonnor UnveilCK Akonnor, head of Asante Kotoko

C.K and Asante Kotoko have agreed to solve their variations without having likely to trial, in accordance to local media studies.

The two get-togethers at the standing committee sitting on Thursday asked for a postponement of the scenario for two weeks which will be applied in settling the situation.

The 44 yr outdated supervisor is demanding his severance offer from the club right after he was shockingly relieved of his initially-staff duties last thirty day period and was replaced by Norwegian tactician, Kjetil Zachariassen.

“Its accurate equally parties have requested for a 2 week adjournment and it is due to the fact we want to the issue ourselves without the need of any arbitrary.”

“CK is not a litigant and nevertheless has Asante Kotoko at heart.” A resource shut to the previous Kotoko gaffer advised Oyerepa 100.7FM

Akonnor guided the Porcupine Warriors to the team phase of the CAF Confederation Cup just two months just after his appointment and won the NC Particular Level of competition Tier Two to qualify for this season’s CAF Champions League.

NC Special Competition Tier 2: C.K. Akunnor congratulates AshGold players after they defeated his team 3-1

C.K. AshGold

Ashanti Gold has impressively defeated regional rivals Kumasi Asante 3-1 at the Accra Sports activities Stadium to progress to the ultimate of the Tier 2 of the Ghana Football Association Normalisation Committee (NC) Special Opposition.

Resource: Ghana | | Gershon Mortey |