Kwesi Appiah Fired, CK Akonnor to replace as Head Coach of Black Stars


Head Coach of the Senior National Team – the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah has been fired by the Ghana Football Association(GFA), thursday.

This comes after the GFA released an official statement to dissolve the technical teams of all National Teams with immediate effect.

” The decision affects both male and female national teams”. As the statement reads ” The GFA extends its appreciation to all coaches and members of the respective national teams for their contributions to our teams and Ghana football.”

Kwesi Appiah, whose contract has officially ended after signing a 2- year contract with the Black Stars, was the first Black Coach to take the team to the FIFA World Cup in 2014. He took over from Former Chelsea Manager, Avram Grant in April, 2017.

Head Coach Kwesi Appiah with his Team

However, unconfirmed reports indicates, his Assistant Coach CK Akonnor may replace the 2-time Head Coach of the Black Stars, as the former has headed the team from 2012 – 2014 and from 2017 – 2019.


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