Former deputy Transport Minister Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover has dared the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to sack Charles Akonnor amid reports the Executive Council will overwhelmingly vote to sack bungling Black Stars.
The former Member of Parliament (MP)for Tema East has warned the leadership of the football association against sacking the under-fire coach else risk a showdown with the ruling government.
The GFA’s leadership will vote to dismiss the former international winger from his position to save the country from an ignominious exit from the qualifiers of the global tournament to be played in Qatar next year.
The leaders of the federation are ready to wield the BIG AXE on Akonnor despite the coach having an existing contract with the federation that expires early next year.
But the former legislator has warned the top brass of the FA against sacking the former Wolfsburg captain.
“I have heard that the GFA will hold a meeting and they want to sack CK Akonnor. We are daring them,” he fumed on Oman FM.
“Kurt, we are daring you! We are daring him. The future of the Black Stars is linked to the NPP. We want the Black Stars to progress.
“Those of you imposing players on him (CK Akonnor), those who are not allowing time and space to do his work should stop immediately.
Some members of the Council told Ghanasoccernet.com that the ramifications of keeping Akonnor was costlier as compared to losing the chance of going to the World Cup and performing poorly at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon in January.
Insider talk of the imminent sacking of the former Bundesliga player has heightened to the point that some of the best betting sites in Ghana have put odds on Akonnor’s future.
Several members of the powerful Executive Council have under the condition of anonymity told Ghana’s leading football news outfit that they will table the motion for Akonnor to be sacked.
While the future of Akonnor is not on the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting, the discussion on the Black Stars performances in the two matches has been tabled which will give members the chance to deliberate the matter.