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‘Thank you Ghana’ – CK Akonnor breaks silence after Black Stars sacking

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Former Black Stars Head Coach, CK Akonnor, has spoken for the first time after being relieved of his role as head trainer.

Akonnor was dismissed by the Ghana Football Association on Monday, after a series of poor results, the latest being Ghana’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of South Africa.

In his first message since his dismissal, CK Akonnor thanked President Akufo Addo and Ghanaians for the opportunity to serve and wished the team well in their future endeavors.

”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. Wishing the team all the best. Thank you Ghana,” he wrote on his official Twitter page.

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. Wishing the team all the best

Thank you Ghana

— CK Akonnor (@akonnor_ck) September 14, 2021

Akonnor lasted 21 months in charge of the Black Stars, winning just 4 of his 10 games as Head Coach, with three draws and three defeats.

Ghana Football Association is expected to name his replacement in the coming days.

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