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I need calmness to work and necessary support to be successful - Black Stars coach CK Akonnor

Published on: 06 April 2020
I need calmness to work and necessary support to be successful - Black Stars coach CK Akonnor
CK Akonnor

Charles Kwablan Akonnor has said he needs necessary support and calmness to work from Ghanaians and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to be successful as Black Stars coach.

Akonnor was appointed in January and has signed a two-year deal with a monthly salary of $25,000.

The former Black Stars captain replaced Kwesi Appiah, who left at the of December after serving for two-and-half years.

"Well, its support. The necessary support that I need, the calmness to work. We have this tendency where people come into your business and do things. This is what I have done since childhood; from the age of 12, I started playing football," Akonnor said.

I played football to a certain level and stopped, now I am into coaching. I know about the game. I understand the game that is what I know, so I am comfortable there."

For me, this is what I do. This is me, football is part of me and I am comfortable doing it, irrespective of what comes with it, the salary and all those things. It is what I know and this is what I do. It is my work and so I am comfortable within that zone. And so I will do this to the best of my knowledge."

 

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