Ghana ace Asamoah Gyan desires CK Akonnor’s occupation as Black Stars head coach to be totally free of any interference.
Akonnor has been at the helm of affairs due to the fact replacing James Kwasi Appiah in January.
“CK is a gentleman of his phrase. I have had a assembly with him and persons who are shut to him can testify that no one can dictate to him,” Gyan, Ghana’s all-time leading scorer and most-capped player with 51 aims 106 internationals, explained to Adom FM.
“He will do what favours him as a coach in the sense that when points do not go on very well, he can take the blame.
“We Ghanaians ought to permit the mentor to do his operate. He ought to acquire command of the countrywide group so that when points go erroneous, he can be blamed.
“If you [force] gamers on him and he does not complete, whom are you likely to blame? But I consider CK has played in Germany and with his mentality, no a person can dictate to him.
“I’m reliably knowledgeable that he give up most of the clubs [he coached] for the reason that he did not want everyone to dictate for him.”
The Ghana work is Akonnor’s initially head coaching task with a nationwide workforce.
He briefly joined the Black Stars as an assistant mentor beneath Appiah final November ahead of having around the mantle as head coach two months later on.
At club stage, nevertheless, the former Wolfsburg captain has experienced individual stints with community giants Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak – Ghana’s two greatest clubs.
He has also labored with four-time Premier League champions Ashanti Gold, Dreams FC and decreased division facet Eleven Intelligent.
Akonnor has been established an immediate focus on of major Ghana to victory at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon next yr. The Black Stars have not gained the title since 1982.
At the 2019 version in Egypt last 12 months, the 4-time champions have been bundled out of the opposition by Tunisia at the Round of 16, the very first time the Black Stars failed to get to the quarter-remaining because 2006.
Akonnor has also been tasked to protected Ghana a return to the Entire world Cup right after a disappointing 2018 qualification marketing campaign.
Gyan, who was on the guides of Chinese Super League side NorthEast United last time, would hope to influence Akonnor for a Ghana remember, acquiring been successively snubbed because showcasing at Afcon 2019.