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 players 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.