Today in history: Maxwell Konadu named Black Stars assistant coach

On 3rd May Maxwell Konadu was appointed as the assistant coach of the Black Stars by the Ghana Football Association to assist James Kwesi Appiah the then head coach of Ghana

His appointment was confirmed by the GFA on Thursday following the announcement of some changes in the backroom staff of the various national teams.

After his playing career he was appointed as the PRO for Wa All Stars. As he enjoyed his time as the PRO of the club he was motivated to have a coaching course and this paved way for him to be appointed as the head coach of the Wa based team.

And after a successful period with them he was engaged as the assistant coach of Kotoko and later appointed as the head coach.

He won the Ghana Premier League on his first season in a grand style with four matches to go.

Maxwell Konadu before his appointment had earlier assisted Kwesi Appiah his team mate during his playing days for Kotoko to win Ghana’s first gold in the All African Games football in 2011.

Other backroom staffs named to support the head coach of the Black Stars James Kwesi Appiah were Nasam Yakubu as the goalkeepers’ trainer with Dr. Adam Baba as Team Doctor.

The rest of the appointments were: Col. Ofosu Anim as Physiotherapist; Samuel Ankomah as Masseur;Sarban Quaye as Welfare Officer and Ismail Hamidu as Equipment Officer.

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