The worn Asante Kotoko boss believes there is perhaps a ploy to eliminate the Darkish Stars coach
Archaic Ghana coach JE Sarpong has claimed the Soccer Affiliation is on a mission to ask the again of Darkish Stars coach CK Akonnor.
Akonnor has sincere nowadays been within the information, particularly for reportedly denying obligation for the decision-up of some avid gamers within the 29-man squad introduced by the FA for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of International locations qualifiers in opposition to South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.
The inclusion of UK-born Kwame Poku, who performs membership soccer for Colchester United within the English fourth tier, within the squad has generated probably the most criticism.
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“Now we preserve acquired to investigate and uncover who invited the participant to return whether or not it turned as quickly as CK or any individual else. We is not going to best blame CK,” worn Ghana U23 and Asante Kotoko coach Sarpong recommended Happy FM.
“For me coach Sarpong in case you intrude with my choice I will resign. I will not allow any individual to intrude in my staff choice. If it goes substandard, you the coach will possible be sacrificed; he [Akonnor] has to assemble his foot down.
“From the place I sit down, CK is not accountable of the employees. There turned as quickly as an agenda to sack CK Akonnor methodology again, however they don’t know the way to full it.
“Let’s trudge and play the video video games in opposition to South Africa and Sao Tome, one thing will happen. The technical director [Bernhard] Lippert will possible be requested to take care of interplay over the employees quickly.”
Akonnor assumed obligation as Ghana coach in January remaining twelve months following the exit of James Kwasi Appiah, who misplaced favour following the Darkish Stars’ wretched effectivity on the 2019 Afcon match in Egypt.
Before now, the worn Wolfsburg captain has supervised 4 fits as Ghana boss, staunch two and dropping two.
“Should you’re appointed because the coach, it is good to behave adore one. He [Akonnor] ought to interact avid gamers that he thinks can again his route and tumble folks that may’t again stamp his goal,” worn Ghana U23 coach Abdul Malik Jabir acknowledged on the topic.
“If the Soccer Affiliation wishes to sack him for being firm on his selections, then so be it.
“CK Akonnor wishes to be sturdy mentally and act as a coach to guard away from affect from numerous folks in account for to stamp his purpose.”
Ghana face South Africa away in Johannesburg on Thursday earlier than returning residence to take care of interplay on Sao Tome on Sunday.