The former Wolfsburg captain has spoken for the first time since being shown the exit door by the Ghana Football Association.
Former Ghana head coach CK Akonur thanked his predecessor James Kosi Apiah after receiving the sack on Monday.
Aconor’s reign as Black Stars boss ended 21 months later with a series of poor results, including last week’s 1-0 defeat to South Africa in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
He was assigned to Ghana in January last year, replacing Apia, who led the team to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
“I am grateful to the President of HE, Nana Edu Dankova Ekofo-Edu, the Ministry of Sports, my former boss Kosi Apia, the leadership of the GFA, the colleagues I have worked with, the athletes and the people of Ghana that they “Good luck to the team. Thank you, Ghana,” Akonor posted on his official Twitter account on Tuesday.
Akonor led Ghana to 10 matches in his tenure, winning just four. Four other games ended in defeat while two matches ended in a draw.
A new coach is expected to be appointed in the next 72 hours, according to the Ghana Football Association on Monday.
Former Black Stars boss Apia, Miss Eid Didi Dramani, head of football’s Right to Dream Academy, former Ghana U23 coach Ibrahim Tanko, and former Ghana winger and current Borussia Dortmund assistant coach Otto Edu are all on the job.
Former Netherlands midfielder Jorge Boateng of Ghana, as well as former Ghana coach Milovan Rajivak, former Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Foure, former Senegal, Mali and Tunisia manager Elaine Garris, Italian coach Francisco Guidolin, and Pep Guardiola’s former Manchester City man The domain is also mentioned as a potential candidate.
“We have a problem because we are not developing our coaches. The FA has no standards for the development process. OTEC FM.
“If we decide to go for another local coach, who is coming on board?
“We have something to say to them. [GFA] If they bring a foreign coach and it fails. You need to empower your local coaches. We need to go deeper, deeper than what is happening.
Ghana’s new coach’s first task will be to lead the Black Stars to a World Cup qualifying double-header against Zimbabwe next month.