Ghana FA Veep Mark Addo Chairs Committee To Look For New Black Stars Coach

The Ghana Football Association Executive Council has appointed Vice President Mark Addo to chair the committee mandated to appoint a new head coach for the Black Stars and his deputies.

The Committee has been mandated to appoint a new coach in the next 72 hours after Charles Kwabla Akonnor and his deputies were sacked on Monday.

CK Akonnor was sacked together with David Duncan and Patrick Greveraars following the Black Stars uninspiring performances in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia and South Africa.

Akonnor’s team managed only one goal in his last four games in charge.

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Against South Africa which now happens to be his last job his team failed to hit a shot on target.

The former Black Stars captain during his time  has handed calls up to over 150 players.

CK supervised 11 games,  winning four, lost five and draw two games (W4 D2 L5)

Akonnor has a winning percentage of 40 out of 10 games he supervised as head coach.

Mark Addo will lead the three member committee that has been formed by the Executive Council to find a new head coach and assistants in the next 72 hours.

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Check the statement from the Ghana FA below:


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 Executive Council after considering the two reports have decided to terminate its relationship with the Head Coach C. K Akonnor and the two Assistants.

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The Executive Council has formed a three (3) 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 Association wishes C.K Akonnor and his Assistants the very best in their future endeavours.

Ghana currently have three (3) points after the two opening matches.

The Black Stars will take on Zimbabwe in the next round of games in October 2021.