Over 500 coaches have applied for the Black Stars coaching position – GFA Vice President

Over 500 coaches have applied for the Black Stars coaching position - GFA Vice President

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has received more than 500 applications for the vacant managerial position at the Black Stars.

Mark Addo, the GFA’s vice president, disclosed this.
Mark Addo is leading Ghana’s hunt for a new coach, after the GFA fired Chris Hughton following a poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

During an interview with Akoma FM, Addo said, “This is my second time leading a committee to pick a coach, and I can tell Ghanaians that we will hire the best coach for the Black Stars according to the criteria.”

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Speaking on Akoma FM, Addo said, “This is my second time leading a committee to pick a coach, and I can tell Ghanaians that we will hire the best coach for the Black Stars according to the criteria.”

He continued, “We received over 500 applications for the job and have shortlisted a handful. We are currently going through them and want to finish by next week.”

Addo emphasized, “Nobody wants outcomes more than we (the FA), believe me; it just so happens that things don’t always go as planned for various reasons, but we must keep moving forward.”
Ghana picked up just two points from three matches to finish third in Group B.

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Group stage elimination at the AFCON means the Black Stars have failed to make it out of the group stage of the last three major tournaments: AFCON 2021, FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFCON 2023.

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