Otto Addo accepts Black Stars job, Chris Hughton assured role by government, ‘Prime Minister’ to hold meeting with FA on Friday: Latest on Ghana’s hunt for a new coach

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Former Ghanaian international Otto Addo has agreed to become the new Head Coach of the Black Stars on interim basis.

Following the sacking of Milovan Rajevac due to Ghana’s poor display at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, the Ghana FA since then has been in hunt for a new Head Coach for the Black Stars as the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against Nigeria in March gears.

Earlier this week, the President of the Ghana FA, Kurt E.S Okraku and two other people who are the Technical Director of the FA, Bernhard Lippert and erstwhile Eintracht Frankfurt defender Tony Baffour travelled to Germany to convince Otto Addo to take the job on interim basis.

Otto Addo, who’s currently an Assistant Coach at German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund has agreed to take the job and will be on the touchline for Ghan’s World Cup qualifier against Nigeria in March.

In spite of the breakthrough in negotiations with Otto Addo and Borussia Dortmund, the Government is pushing for the appointment of Chris Hughton as the Head Coach of the team.

Per the reliable Muftawu Nabila, the Government held a meeting with Chris Hughton at the Jubilee House on Tuesday and has assured him of the job.

Meanwhile, the FA President and his entourage are expected to arrive in Ghana from Germany latest by Friday. The FA President will hold a meeting with the ‘Prime Minister’ of the country, Gabby Otchere-Darko on Friday.

At the meeting, the duo is expected to come into an agreement in regards to who the next Head Coach of the Black Stars will be.

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