CK Akonnor set rules for Black Stars players

Accra- Charles K. Akonnor – Head Coach of the Senior National Team the Black Stars has said only discipline and committed players will be part of his team.

I would not tolerate indiscipline players in my team. Aside discipline you must be also

committed to the cause of the national team to merit a place in my squad he said at a press conference in Accra on Tuesday.

Coach Akonnor who announced 23-man squad for the March 27 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifier against Sudan said i want players who are disciplined and adhere to our tactical play.

One of the things I want to do is to change the attitude of the players there are things that we have done in the past and doesnt look right and these things must change he added.

Commenting on his philosophy Coach Akonnor said my philosophy is going to be and offensive-oriented team.

One thing that I can assure you is an offensive-oriented team a team that would like to pass the ball move to attack quickly and would be able to create chances he stated.

Below are the list of players invited by Coach Akonnor; Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United South Africa) Razak Abalora (Azam FC Tanzania) Richard Atta (Hearts of Oak)

Defenders: Kwadwo Amoako (AshantiGold) Andy Yiadom (Reading England) Gideon Mensah (Zulte Waregem Belgium) Nicholas Opoku (Amiens France) Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo Spain) Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf Germany) Habib Mohammed (Asante Kotoko)

Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning China) Alfred Duncan (Fiorentina Italy) Iddrisu Baba (RCD Mallorca Spain) Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid Spain) Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland Denmark) Christopher Antwi-Adjei (Paderborn Germany) Tariq Fosu (Brentford FC England) Samuel Owusu (Al Fayha FC Saudi Arabia) Andre Ayew (Swansea City England)

Forwards: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace England) Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Red Star Belgrade Serbia) Eugene Ansah (Hapoel Raanana Israel) Yahaya Mohammed (Aduana Stars).

Source: Ghana News Agency