Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Avam Grant appointed coach for the Ghana Black Star team

Ghana Football Association has appointed Israeli manager Avam Grant as the next Black Star coach and the Youth and Sports Ministry has given their blessing asking that the new coach leads the national team to the next year’s AFCON in Equatorial Guinea.

The Black Star coach, Akwesi Appiah, who took the national team to Brazil 2014 was sacked by the GFA few days after their return to Ghana and have used the his assistant Maxwell Konadu to qualify the team to AFCON 2015.

But both camps have remained tight-lipped over the coach’s financial package which is rumoured to be a monthly salary of US$ 50,000 and a signing on fee of US$ 200,000.

“The Ghana FA briefed the Minister on how far we have gone with the appointment of Avram Grant and the Ministry actually expressed satisfaction with the way process has gone so far so we are proceeding with the next level of engagement of the coach that is to inform the executive committee of the meeting with the Minister and the meeting that the Federation had with Avram Grant,” said Ibrahim Saani Daara, GFA’s spokesman. Read More...

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