CK Akonnor sacked with immediate effect


The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has terminated the appointment of Black Stars CK Akonnor and his two assistants with immediate effect.

The decision follows Ghana’s abysmal performance in the ongoing World Cup qualifiers.

In a statement , the GFA said “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”

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

“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 added.

The Association wished CK 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 takes on Zimbabwe in the next round of games in October 2021.

A 61 -year -old mason called Henry Kwasi Ameho popularly known as Apaw committed suicide by hanging on Monday morning at Kasoa Lamptey Mills in the Central Region.

According to eyewitnesses, the deceased was a Mason by profession and had no problem with anyone in the area and that “nobody knows what might have triggered the unfortunate incident”.

Some of the residents told Atinka News that, the deceased had become very quiet without any explanation before the incident.

Madam Abena Nyarko, Wife of the deceased narrating her ordeal expressed shock over the unfortunate incident.

Madam Abena Nyarko hinted that, she has three kids with the deceased, Henry Kwasi Ameho.

The wife of the deceased further mentioned that, she left home Sunday to visit her sister at Buduburam Liberia Camp and returned this morning (Monday).

Meanwhile, Marry Ameho, daughter of the deceased said, they all slept in the same room last night but they did not notice when their father woke up to hang himself at the porch.

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