Chris Hughton, former manager of Newcastle United and Brighton, has been appointed as the head coach for the Black Stars of Ghana. He previously served as a technical advisor for the team during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Following the departure of Otto Addo, the previous head coach, Hughton will lead the team with the support of assistant coaches George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani.
The Ghana Football Association is pleased to announce this appointment, which is in line with its vision of building a strong and competitive squad.
Hughton has been a part of the Black Stars as the technical advisor for the past year. The GFA has decided to retain Boateng and Dramani as assistant coaches.
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The new head coach faces high expectations as he aims to bring the team to greater success after a disappointing performance in both the Africa Cup of Nations and the World Cup in 2022.
The Ghana Football Association is confident that Hughton’s experience and expertise will help the Black Stars reach their full potential.