GFA VS Laryea Kingston: FA accuse former Black Stars player of misconducting himself before resigning

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has reported that Laryea Kingston, the coach of the Black Starlets, engaged in misconduct while resigning from his position.

Kingston announced his resignation to the media shortly after the team’s 2-1 loss to Burkina Faso in the ongoing WAFU B U-17 championship, a move that took many by surprise.

On Sunday, May 26, 2024, the Ghana Football Association, issued a statement accusing the 43-year-old former Black Stars player of using foul language and other inappropriate behaviour.

Read the full statement below :

The Ghana Football Association has taken note of the decision of the Head Coach of the National U17 Team, the Black Starlets, Laryea Kingston, to leave the team following his behaviour after the WAFU ZONE B U17 qualifier Semifinal match against Burkina Faso on 25th May 2024.

Laryea Kingston’s decision has been supported by his subsequent actions.

Coach Kingston announced to the players and the coaching staff that he has resigned whilst using inappropriate language.

He subsequently said same in his post-match Press Conference.

Coach Kingston also got off the Team Bus whilst the team was on its way to the Team Hotel.

He failed to attend the Team’s evening meeting with the Management Committee and has since not reported at the Team Hotel.

For the 3rd place play off match between Ghana and Nigeria scheduled for Tuesday , 28th May, 2024 , the current Assistant Coaches will take charge with support and from the Technical Director of the GFA.

According to the Ghana Football Association, the current Assistant Coaches will take charge of the team for the 3rd place playoff match between Ghana and Nigeria, scheduled for Tuesday, 28th May 2024.

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