BREAKING: Ghana FA appoints Chris Hughton as Black Stars Manager

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

A statement from the Ghana FA said Hughton will be assisted by George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani.

The former Republic of Ireland international served as technical advisor under erstwhile Ghana coach Otto Addo during the Qatar 2022 World Cup and now replaces the latter at the helm.

Hughton’s managerial career has seen him manage at different levels, including previously serving under different managers at Tottenham, where he combined his role with being an assistant coach of the Republic of Ireland.

“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,” the statement reads.

Hughton has managed Newcastle United Birmingham City, Norwich City, Brighton and Hove Albion and Nottingham Forest in his managerial career thus far.

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