The Ghana Football Association on Sunday announced the appointment of Chris Hughton as the new head coach of the Black Stars.
The position became available in December following the resignation of Otto Addo and after a thorough search, the association decided to hand the job to Hughton, who has a wealth of experience managing in the Premier League.
Hughton will be assisted by George Boateng and Mas-ud Didi Dramani, both of whom previously served as assistants to Otto Addo.
“The Ghana Football Association is delighted to appoint Chris Hughton as head coach of the Black Stars following extensive discussions between the two parties,” read a statement on the GFA website.
“The appointment is in line with GFA’s vision to continue with the plan to build an exceptional squad that began with Otto Addo ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament.”
“Mr. Hughton has been a technical advisor to the Black Stars for the past twelve months.”
“The GFA has decided to retain assistant coaches George Boateng and Mas-ud Didi Dramani.”
“Three coaches were part of the technical team for the World Cup in Qatar.”
“Details of the duration of the contract and terms of engagement will be announced in due course.”
The new coach brings a wealth of experience to the role, having served as a technical advisor to the team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. With his vast knowledge and experience, Hughton is poised to lead the Black Stars to success.
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