GFA announces the appointment of Maxwell Konadu as Ghana U-17 coach


The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced Maxwell Konadu as the new coach of the national U-17 male team, Black Starlets.

The former Ghana forward replaces Ben Fokuo, who has been appointed as Black Princesses coach.

Konadu won the Ghana Premier League winner with Kotoko in 2012 after stints with the Black Meteors, Fetteh Feyenoord Academy (now WAFA) and the defunct Red Bull Academy at Sogakope.

He also coached Wa All Stars (now Legon Cities FC) in the 2009/2010 season.

[Black Stars moves three places to 49th in the latest FIFA ranking]

Konadu won Gold at the All Africa Games in 2011 in Maputo, Mozambique. He is a former assistant coach of the Black Stars.

The 48-year-old will be assisted by Winfred Dormon and Ignatius Osei-Fosu.

Black Starlets Technical team:

Maxwell Konadu – Head Coach

Winfred Dormon – Assistant Coach

Ignatius Osei Fosu – Assistant Coach

George Owoo – Goal Keepers Trainer

Yussif Andani – Team Doctor

Mensah Agbovor – Welfare Officer