CK Akonnor To Receive Payout Worth $275,000 For Termination Of Contract As Black Stars Coach

CK Akonoor is entitled to a payout of $275,000 following the termination of his contract as the head coach of the Black Stars by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) yesterday.

CK Akonnor was appointed in January 2021 following the sacking of Coach James Kwasi Appiah. He took charge of 10 games, won 4, lost 4 and drew 2. The Ghana Football Association upon a review of his recent World Cup Qualifying match against South Africa which the team lost decided to show him the exit.

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CK Akonnor was sacked together with his two assistants.

The former Wolfsburg captain agreed to a two-year contract worth $25,000 per month to lead the senior national team beginning in January 2020.

However, four months before the contract’s expiration date, it was terminated.

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In the event of unjustifiable contract termination, Akonnor is entitled to a payout for the remainder of his contract, according to the terms of his contract.

The final four months of his contract are worth $100,000.

Akonnor and the Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif, revealed and confirmed in August that the former Asante Kotoko trainer’s salary was seven months in arrears, or approximately $175,000.

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Akonnor is owed a total of $275,000.