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Sports News of Friday, 28 February 2020

Source: ghanafa.org

CK Akonnor returns from European tour; set to announce squad


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Black Stars Head Coach, Charles Kwabla Akunnor has arrived in the country after days of monitoring Ghanaian players based in Europe. The senior national team head coach has been touring Europe to check up and interact with some Black Stars players and scout some Ghanaian talents abroad.

Coach Akonnor met Black Stars captain Andre Ayew and striker Jordan Ayew in the UK as well as Leicester defender Daniel Amartey who is recovering from a long-term injury.

The Black Stars coach also visited Ghanaian players based in Germany, Spain, Belgium and other European countries.

The former Ghana international also met technical team members of some top European club sides including Leicester Manager Brendan Rodgers and former Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany who is now with Anderlecht.

Coach Akonnor will meet the Black Stars Management Committee on Friday to brief them on the tour and will subsequently address the media at a press conference next week.

He is also expected to name his squad for the upcoming 2021 AFCON qualifying matches against Sudan at the press conference.

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