Ghana FA sacks Charles Akonnor as Black Stars coach after shaky 2022 World Cup start


After a poor start to the 2022 World Cup campaign, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has fired Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor and his whole backroom team.

The Ghana Football Association’s Executive Council has decided to terminate the employment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two assistants with immediate effect, according to a statement released on Monday.

This follows the receipt of the Technical Report from the Senior National Team’s Head Coach and the report from the Black Stars Management Committee following Ghana’s World Cup qualifying matches against Ethiopia and South Africa in Group G.

The Executive Council has decided to terminate its connection with Head Coach C. K Akonnor and the two Assistants after reviewing the two reports.