Ghana FA appoints Chris Hughton as new Black Stars head coach

Chris Hughton
Chris Hughton

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that it has appointed Chris Hughton as the new head coach of the Black Stars.

The former Brighton & Hove Albion manager takes over from Coach Otto Addo who left the role after Ghana exited the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the end of the Group Stage.

“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,” an official statement from the GFA said on Sunday evening.

It added, “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.

According to the Ghana FA, details about the duration of the contract and terms of engagement would be announced in due course.

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