Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor has given hope to players in the Local league as part of his long term plan towards the success of the Black Stars.
Akonnor who took over the Black Stars job in January is optimistic the Black stars will be successful under his tenure
Akonnor who spent all his coaching career in Ghana with Premier League teams such as Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak, AshantiGold SC, Dreams FC, Division one side Sekondi Eleven wise has urged the local-based players to prove their worth in order to earn a place in his team.
“My personal target as the Black Stars Coach is to develop individual players to be better and competitive. That will resultantly affect the collective team” he told GBC.
The former Wolfsburg captain maintains that he has lots of affection with the local league where he played for clubs like AshantiGold SC, and Okwahu United, and insists he will use his position as the Black Stars Coach to help promote the wellbeing of Local Players
“I also have space for the locally based players because I played mostly here and coached all my live here which has earned me the Black Stars job”
“But every player especially the locally based ones should take full advantage of any opportunities they are given”, he added.