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  • Writer's pictureNana yaw Dynamic

Interested persons in Ghana’s coaching role have until Feb 2 to submit application – GFA

Ghana Football Association (GFA) has authoritatively reported the cutoff time for candidates intrigued by the empty coaching position for the Black Stars.

The most recent FA statement states that applicants for the position have until February 2, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. to submit their applications.

The GFA Executive Committee has appointed a five-member panel after Chris Hughton was fired following the Black Stars' early exit from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). This board is liable for suggesting another mentor inside a three-week time span.

The Committee is not focusing solely on applicants when conducting its search; Even if they haven't submitted a formal application, it has the authority to actively investigate and consider suitable coaches.

It is encouraged for prospective coaches to submit their applications if they are interested in leading the Black Stars. A mission statement and curriculum vitae should be sent to the Search Committee via email at by the specified deadline.


The selected Head Coach will have the overall obligation regarding dealing with the Senior Men's Public Group. This includes overseeing the Black Stars' overall performance, player selection, and tactical planning for games and training sessions.

Notwithstanding the everyday administration, the Lead trainer will assume a critical part in giving general specialized heading and oversight for the Black Stars. Enhancing the capabilities of the national squad's Technical Team is a crucial aspect of the position.

It is expected of the Head Coach to keep up with the most recent developments and innovations in football development and tactics. Staying aware of the developing scene of the game is fundamental for viable authority.

The Head Coach must have a football philosophy that goes along with or enhances the GFA's DNA. The coaching staff will always have a common approach and values.

It is absolutely necessary to work together with the Technical Directorate, especially when it comes to finding and developing young talent for national teams. The Head Coach ought to actively participate in the growth of new players.

Exploring new ability for the public group is a pivotal part of the job, requiring the capacity to travel, both locally and universally, to survey player exhibitions.

The Head Coach is expected to interact with the media in addition to his or her duties on the field. This includes participating in pre- and post-match interviews as well as squad announcements. For transparency and public relations, it is essential to communicate effectively with the media.

Qualifications The ideal candidate for the position of Head Coach should have a track record of success as a head coach of elite Men's National Teams or Club teams.

Capabilities incorporate holding the most elevated football permit worldwide and having at least 15 years of broad involvement with football.

A crucial requirement for the position is expertise in organizing and developing young talents in addition to a track record of successful team rebuilding.

The Lead trainer ought to be a demonstrated drill sergeant, having strategic intuition, and showing powerful initiative abilities.


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