World cup Qualifier: Ghana appoint Otto Addo, Chris Hughton as coaches to lead Blacks stars against Eagles


After weeks of going back and forth on who succeeds sacked Milovan Rajevac as Black Stars next manager, Ghana Football Association (GFA) yesterday confirmed the appointment of former Borussia Dortmund defender, Otto Addo, as Head Coach.

Addo is to lead the Black Stars in the all important two-leg 2022 World Cup playoffs against Nigeria’s Super Eagles next month.

According to the statement from the GFA, former Newcastle and Brighton manager, Chris Hughton has also been appointed to serve as technical advisor.

Serbian Rajevac was sacked following Ghana’s embarrassing early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon last month.

Barely 24 hours earlier, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had similarly announced the retention of Augustine Eguavoen as interim Technical Adviser,

former Nigerian Under-17 World Cup winning coach, Emmanuel Amuneke was also drafted to reinforce the team as Head Coach.

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