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GFA set up 5-member committee to find next Black Stars coach


The Ghana Football Association has announced the hiring process for the next Black Stars coach and appointed a five-member search committee to evaluate and submit a candidate for approval to the Executive Council.


This occurs following Chris Hughton's dismissal as Black Stars coach on January 23, 2024.

The search committee will be led by VP of the Ghana Football Association Mark Addo. Legal Practitioner and law lecturer Ace Ankomah (Esq.) will act as Vice Chairman of the search committee, with Director of Coaching Education of the GFA, Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah, Ghana football legend Opoku Nti and William Caesar Kartey, Chief Director of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, as members.

The search committee must approve the search committee's recommendation for the next Black Stars coach within three weeks.


A definite Expected set of responsibilities for the head coach position of the Black Stars will be published soon. Notwithstanding, a contracted variant of the models for the

determination of the following head coach are as per the following:


1. The potential Head Coach should be a proven winner in coaching Top Men’s National Team or Club Football

2. Must have a football philosophy that aligns or compliments our DNA

3. Must hold the highest football license in the world with over 15 years coaching experience

4. Proven track record in team reconstruction, organization and development of young talent

5. Proven disciplinarian, tactician and leadership skills



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