Asante Kotoko have signed a three-year contract with coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor with the former Black Stars captain expected to lead the technical bench till 2021, the club has announced.
The signing was done at the Sports Hotel in Kumasi on Monday 1st October, 2018 with Kotoko represented by Chief Executive Officer, George Amoako, with the backing of management members Yaw Amo Sarpong, Samuel Sarfo Duku (esq), Edmund Ackah and Nana Kwame Dankwah.
The former Wolfsburg captain said, after the signing, that he is bringing on board a philosophy he calls the ‘Agroball’ which combines entertainment with goals and hopes to get the support of the club’s hierarchy, including the supporters.
The experienced coach replaces Paa Kwesi Fabin, having handled Sekondi XI Wise, rivals Hearts of Oak, Dreams FC and AshantiGold, and is set to bring his rich knowledge of the game to bear to improve Kotoko.
C.K Akonnor starts work immediately and is scheduled to be presented to the media at Sports Hotel at 2pm on Wednesday.