Following the sack of Blackstars headcoach CK Akunnor on Monday, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is on the look out for new headchoach for senior make national team.
The Executive Council of the Ghana football Association formed a three (3) Member Committee made up of Vice President Mark Addo, Upper East Regional Football Association Chairman, Alhaji Salifu Zida and Dr. Randy Abbey to find a Head Coach and Assistant Coaches for the Black Stars within the next 72 hours.
We Understand over 20 Top European coaches have expressed interest in the job and some have already applied but it is unclear whether an expatriate will be considered for the top job.
The government of Ghana has not given the GFA the go ahead to appoint a foreign coach but according to news going around in the media it is likely government will give the GFA greenlight to finally appoint an expatriate.
Former Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre and ex-Manchester City assistant gaffer Doménec Torrent, Alain Jean Giresse and Francesco Guidolin are among the top Europeans coaches who have applied for the vacant coaching role at the West African nation.
The GFA is also looking at former Zambia coach Hervé Renard- who is a two-time AFCON winner to take charge but he is currently coaching Saudi Arabia which could be very difficult to get him.
Former Kotoko headcoach Didi Dramani who is now the technical director at Norwegian side Nord and WAFA headcoach Prosper Nartey Ogum are favourites local Ghanaians coaches that are leading the race on the local terrain.
Former Ghana internationals Otto Addo and George Boateng are highly considered to be part of the blackroom staff of the new technical team that will be formed.
The GFA have the next two days to official announce headcoach and new technical team for the Blackstars.
Ghana currently have three (3) points after the two opening matches sitting second in Group G.
The Black Stars will take on Zimbabwe in the next round of games in October 2021.