The Ghana Football Association has named former Tottenham Hotspurs manager Chris hughton as the new coach for their senior national team, The Black Stars.
Hughton takes over from Otto Addo whose mandate as the Ghana coach ended after Ghana’s World cup campaign in qatar in December.
The 64-year old was a member of Ghana’s technical team at the World Cup in Qatar where the Black Stars failed to make it out of their group.
A statement on the Ghana Football Association website read:
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.