Coach C.K Akonnor set to reject Asante Kotoko's Technical Director role

Published on: 12 July 2019

Former Hearts of Oak coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor is set to reject his new role as Technical Director of Asante Kotoko, according to reports in Kumasi. 

The 44-year-old was elevated to the Technical Director position of the Reds after Norwegian tactician Kjetil Zachariassen was named the new gaffer.

The former AshantiGold trainer is reported to be unhappy with the manner in which his promotion, the arrival of some players and the appointment of the new coach happened.

Despite an improved salary in his new role, he is yet to confirm whether he likes his new position or not.

According to sources, the former Wolfsburg forward is rather considering a move away from Kumasi than take the role of the technical advisor.

Meanwhile, can reveal that Namibian giants African Stars have opened up negotiations with C.K Akonnor.

African Stars are four times Namibian champions and believe the former Ashantigold gaffer can lead them to a fifth title next season.

He had a successful spell at Kotoko despite serving only 9 months of his three year deal with the Porcupine Warriors.

He led the club to the group stages of the CAF Confederations Cup, their first in 11 years before winning the GFA NC Tier I special competition.