Chris Hughton appointed Black Stars head coach


The Ghana Football Association has confirmed former Tottenham and Newcastle United manager Chris Hughton as the new head coach for the Black Stars.

Hughton, 64, was the Technical Advisor for the Ghana senior national team during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar where he worked closely with former head coach Otto Addo and other technical team members.

The London-born will have former Dutch international George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani as his assistant coaches.

A GFA statement reads:

The Ghana Football Association has the pleasure to appoint Chris Hughton as Head Coach of the Black Stars following extensive deliberations between the two parties.

The appointment is in line with the vision of the GFA to continue with the project of building a formidable squad that started with Otto Addo in the lead up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament.

Mr. Hughton has been the Technical Advisor of the Black Stars for the past twelve months.

The GFA has also decided to maintain Assistant Coaches George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani.

The three coaches were part of the technical team for the World Cup in Qatar.

Details about the duration of the contract and terms of engagement would be announced in due course.

— Ferdinand A Baah


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