Ghana’s legend Rev Osei Kofi has controversially acknowledged the former Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor for the team’s recent successes under Milovan Rajevac.
The Serbian has been replaced by Akonnor who was dismissed in September following the Black Stars disappointing start in the World Cup qualifiers.
Akonnor’s team won their opening game against Ethiopia due to a synchronicity goal. They were then beaten 1-0 by South Africa in Johannesburg.
He was dismissed one week following the Johannesburg defeat. One week later, Rajevac was confirmed as Black Stars new coach for a second stint.
Under Rajevac, Black Stars have secured consecutive wins against Zimbabwe to rekindle their hopes that they will qualify to the World Cup in Qatar.
However, Osei Kofi is of the opinion that Akonnor is worthy of being recognized.
“If Milovan lost those two games GFA would’ve told us to give him time, so we should credit CK Akunnor for Black Stars current success under Milo,” Rev Osei Kofi told Angel 102.9 FM
“Black Stars current wind should not be credited to Milo because it was CK Akunnor hard work, Thomas Tuchel credited Lampard when he won the Champions League with Chelsea. The FA are the same people advising players to disrespect the Black Coaches.”
Black Stars will return to action in the month of March for two crucial matches in the series against Ethiopia as well as South Africa.