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Akonnor reacts to dismissal
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Akonnor reacts to dismissal


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In his first statement after he was axed on Monday, September 13, 2021, Akonnor said he was honoured to have coached the team.

After barely two years in charge, Akonnor was shown the exit door by the FA after unconvincing performances against Ethiopia and South Africa.

I'm grateful to H.E President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,the Sports Ministry,my former boss Kwesi Appiah, the leadership of the GFA, colleagues I worked with, players and Ghanaians for the opportunity to serve.


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Abdul Razak ready to work as Black Stars coach with $5000 as monthly salary
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Abdul Razak ready to work as Black Stars coach with $5000 as monthly salary


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1978 African footballer of the year, 'Golden Boy' Abdul Razak.

The lobbying for the Black Stars job comes on the back of the GFA's decision to sack head coach CK Akonnor on Monday after an Executive Council meeting.

Already, a three-member committee has been formed by the GFA to find a new head coach and assistant for the Black Stars.


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Barcelona keeping tabs on Mohammed Salisu as possible replacement for Pique
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Barcelona keeping tabs on Mohammed Salisu as possible replacement for Pique


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Today, news coming in is that he could one day secure a big move to multiple UEFA Champions League winners FC Barcelona.

This is because as reported by Spanish tabloid Fichajes, Mohammed Salisu is amongst five other defenders being monitored closely by the Spanish giants.

FC Barcelona are keen on signing at least one of these players to be the long-term replacement for club legend Gerard Pique.


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Groom Akonnor for future Blacks Stars job; his appointment was premature
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Groom Akonnor for future Blacks Stars job; his appointment was premature


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According to Mr Foh Amoaning, the appointment of C.K Akonnor as the head of the senior national team was premature.

The GFA fired Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants on Monday, 13 September 2021, after it received the technical report from him and the report from the Black Stars Management Committee following Ghana's Group G World Cup qualifying matches against Ethiopia and South Africa.

Akonnor played 10 matches, won four, drew four and lost two.


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Edwin Gyasi wins MoTM award after assisting goal to help Beitar Jerusalem secure victory
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Edwin Gyasi wins MoTM award after assisting goal to help Beitar Jerusalem secure victory


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Called into action to play in the attack of Beitar Jerusalem FC today, Edwin Gyasi displayed his quality in fine fashion as he thrilled fans with his direct attacking play on the flanks.

With David Houja netting the final goal 10 minutes later to seal the 3-0 victory for Beitar Jerusalem FC against Hapoel Jerusalem, Edwin Gyasi went on to dazzle throughout the 90 minutes.

Although early days at Beitar Jerusalem FC, the Ghana attacker has gradually become a talisman for the club and looks set to play an integral role for the team throughout the campaign.


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Boakye Yiadom scores first goal of the season for Beitar Jerusalem in Israel Premier League
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Boakye Yiadom scores first goal of the season for Beitar Jerusalem in Israel Premier League


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Adi Tamir opened the scoring for the Beitar Jerusalem in the 20th minute with a cool finish before Boakye-Yiadom made it 2-0 after the recess.

David Houja sealed the win for visitors in the 67th minute of the game.

Boakye-Yiadom has made two appearances and scored one goal for Beitar Jerusalem so far this season.


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Akonnor's replacement will be a Ghanaian


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Akonnor was in charge of the Black Stars for almost two years.

This comes after the sacking of C.K Akonnor who was in charge of the team for the last 20 months.

As it stands, the replacement for CK Akonnor will be Ghanaian.


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Kofi Manu describes CK Akonnor's sacking as senseless and baseless
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Kofi Manu describes CK Akonnor's sacking as senseless and baseless


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The Ghana Football Association terminated the contract of Charles Akonnor together with his two deputies on Monday following Ghana's uninspiring performances against Ethiopia and South Africa in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

The GFA at its Executive Council meeting on Monday after the review and performance of the Black Stars in their last two games has changed direction to appoint a new coach.

A three-member committee led by Ghana FA Vice Chairman Mark Addo has been tasked to appoint a new coach in the next 72 hours.


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Ghanaians react to C.K Akonnor's sacking ▷ Ghana news


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Fans of the senior national team, the Black Stars, have reacted to the sacking of coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor, moments after he was shown the exit.

The Ghana Football Association, confirmed the axing of C.K Akonnor in an official statement on their website, as sighted by YEN.com.

The timing of sacking C.K Akonnor is wrong - Disappointed John Painstil speaks.


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Appoint a competent foreign coach for the Black Stars
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Appoint a competent foreign coach for the Black Stars


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The GFA has set up a three-member committee to find a replacement for coach CK Akonnor by Thursday after the terminating of his deal with the Association.

Several names have come up as potential replacements for Akonnor who only managed four-win, two draws and four losses since he took charge of the team in January 2020.

Speaking on Starr FM, the former GFA Presidential aspirant said it's about time the FA together with government come into an agreement and appoint a competent foreign coach on a long term basis for the Black Stars.


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Former Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah agrees to work as Kotoko Technical Director
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Former Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah agrees to work as Kotoko Technical Director


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Kwasi Appiah has been earlier earmarked as the next coach of the club due to uncertainty regarding the future of Portuguese gaffer Mariano Barreto.

According to Oyerepa FM, Kwasi Appiah has decided to work for the club without any charges.

He was assistant coach of Ghana from 2007 to 2012 and then became Black Stars coach for the first time in 2012.


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Ghana's Black Queens touch down in Lagos for 2021 Aisha Buhari invitational tournament ▷ Ghana news


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Ghana has arrived in Nigeria for the Aisha Buhari invitational tournament.

The team touched down in Lagos on Monday morning ahead of the start of the tournament.

Gh News on your News Feed!The senior national female team, the Black Queens, have landed in Nigeria ahead of the Aisha Buhari invitational tournament.


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Ghana Black Stars coach CK Akonnor sacked over poor performance ▷ Ghana news


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The Ghana Football Association has sacked the coach of the senior national team, Black Stars following poor performance.

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.


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Ex Chelsea, West Ham star Demba Ba announces retirement at age 36 ▷ Ghana news


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Ba played for West Ham, Newcastle and Chelsea during his Premier League days.

Gh News on your News Feed!Former Newcastle United, Chelsea and West Ham striker, Demba Ba, has announced his retirement from football at age 36.His move comes barely two months after he shockingly terminated his contract with Swiss club, Lugano after 48 minutes of action.

In terms of silverware, Ba won the Europa League with Chelsea and twice won the Turkish Super Lig, first with Besiktas, then with Istanbul Basaksehir in 2019-20.Drogba to briefly come out of retirementElsewhere, Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is set to come out of retirement briefly to play against a side that will be led by former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in a charity match.


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NPP MP goes wild on Kurt Okraku over Akonnor's sacking
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NPP MP goes wild on Kurt Okraku over Akonnor's sacking


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Interestingly, Titus Glover failed to touch on his earlier threat of taking action against the FA if they sacked Akonnor.

Glover earlier accused Kurt Okraku of interfering in Akonnor's selection and not giving him the needed independence.

After barely two years in charge, Akonnor was shown the exit door by the FA after unconvincing performances against Ethiopia and South Africa.


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Sacking C.K. Akonnor is the best decision for Ghana football
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Sacking C.K. Akonnor is the best decision for Ghana football


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Executive Council Member of the Ghana Football Association, Samuel Anim Addo, has defended the association's decision to part ways with Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor.

Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor and his two assistants, David Duncan, and Patrick Greveraars were on Monday, September 13, 2021, fired by the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association.

According to Samuel Anim Addo, the decision of the GFA was in the best interest of the development and betterment of Ghana football.


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C.K. Akonnor is not a kid for us to force players on him
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C.K. Akonnor is not a kid for us to force players on him


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He urged him if he was forced to include certain players in his call ups>.

Mr. Samuel Anim Addo, an Executive Council Member of the Ghana Football Association, has dismissed reports that leadership imposed players on former Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor.

According to him, coach CK Akonnor was only mandated to justify his call to the management committee which is a standard protocol for all the national teams in Ghana.


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'If next coach fails, heads should roll at GFA'
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'If next coach fails, heads should roll at GFA'


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He wants the GFA to take the blame if the next coach fails.

Former Ghana international, Augustine Arhinful has stated that the leadership of the Ghana Football Association should be blamed if the next Black Stars coach fails to succeed.

As Ghanaians wait on the Ghana Football Association to appoint a replacement for coach Charles Akonnor, Augustine Arhinful the appointment of either a local or an expatriate coach will not matter at this point, as the country needs the best.


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Fans carry players of division two side to avoid 'juju' but still lost match; video drops ▷ Ghana news


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VRA Youngsters entered the park on the back of their fans before the middle league game against Eleven Wise.The team still lost the game to the former Ghana Premier League side.

Gh News on your News Feed!Division two club, VRA Youngsters, had their players carried on the back of their fans before entering the park for their game against Eleven Wise.The team used the unorthodox style to get on to the pitch just to avoid black magic, right before the start of the match.

Despite going through the ordeal of getting the players on the back of fans, the team still lost the match 3-0 to Sekondi Eleven Wise.The middle league match was keenly contested as the winner edge close to promotion to the division one league.


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K.P Boateng warms heart of young Hertha Berlin fan after giving him jersey following Bochum victory ▷ Ghana news


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The Ghana international featured as Hertha Berlin secured their first win of the season in the Bundesliga.

Gh News on your News Feed!Ghanaian attacking midfielder, Kevin Prince-Boateng, granted the wish of a young Hertha Berlin fan after dashing him his jersey, following their victory at Bochum.

Hertha Berlin made sure the game was beyond the reach of Bochum after Myziane Maolida sealed victory with an 78th minute strike.


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