Black Stars manager CK Akonnor names his three captains

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New Black Stars manager has named three players who will be leading the team under his tutelage.

The new development was announced by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on it official website on Sunday. The statement read:

“The Technical team of the senior national team, the Black Stars, upon a broad consultation, has maintained Andre Ayew as Captain of the side.”

“The Swansea City attacker who led Ghana to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, maintains his position as leader of the team despite changes at the technical realm of the senior national team.”

“In a related development, Thomas Teye Partey of Atletico Madrid has been appointed as 1st Vice Captain while Richard Ofori steps in as 2nd Vice Captain.

“The trio will lead the team as the Black Stars go through the remaining Africa Cup of Nation qualifiers as well as the qualifying games for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and subsequent tournaments.”

After seeing all international games disrupted by COVID-19, the Black Stars will return to action with an African Cup of Nation (AFCON) qualifying double-header against Sudan in November.

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