Ashanti Gold Sporting Club head coach C K Akonnor has welcomed the appointment Danish Coach John Christesen as Technical Director of the club.
The Dane has signed a four-year contract with Miners and has been tasked to transform the club, build a concrete academy and as well scout for the senior team.
According the former Ghanaian international, the appointment of John Christesen is a great news for the Obuasi based club as they looking forward to transforming the club achieve greater heights in Ghana football and he’s more than ready to work with him to champion that structure together.
“After working with him for a week, I have no problems to work with him, he confessed he knows about me when I played in Germany. He is my boss and that’s okay. We will work together to bring Ashgold to where it belongs where the team has been setting the pace and standards” he told Kumasi based Oyerepa FM
“I have not signed yet for Ashgold after my previous contract expired. Negotiations are ongoing and hope we agree on something before our first game.” He stated
Nana Adu Abankoro Acheampong, who is one of the investors taking up Ashgold has meanwhile disclosed the new investors are ready to work with C K Akunnor and will offer him a contract soon.
‘I’m happy to be here. I know of Ghana and their quality of players and I learnt also of their hospitality. I’m very happy to work in this country,” he said the Danish trainer.
Christiansen, who is professional teacher, holds a UEFA License A coaching certificate and trains coaches for the Danish FA.