Ghana Football Association communications director Henry Asante Twum has revealed handing the Otto Addo-led Black Stars technical crew a brand new mandate to lead the crew to the 2022 World Cup has turn into precedence of the FA.
Ghana are at present with no head coach following final month’s World Cup qualifying play-offs towards Nigeria.
Borussia Dortmund assistant coach Addo, with assist from former Newcastle United supervisor Chris Hughton (technical advisor), Aston Villa U19 coach George Boateng (assistant coach) and ex-Nordsjaelland youth coach Mas-Ud Didi Dramani (assistant coach), was handed an interim job to lead the Black Stars following the sacking of Serbian coach Milovan Rajevac on the again of a poor efficiency on the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon earlier this yr.
“I do not think it will take much time [for an announcement on Ghana’s coaching situation to be made],” Asante Twum informed Luv FM.
“They [GFA] are in communication with the people involved, having common discussions with their employers, and plenty of components are being thought of.
“But, once more, the Government of Ghana is the employer of the coach of the Black Stars and right here is the case the place we had 4 coaches qualifying us for the World Cup.
“In terms of contractual engagement, a lot will go into it, so it’s tough to discuss these things, so, engagements are still ongoing, and I’m sure we will communicate our position as soon as a decision is made.”
At a gathering between the Black Stars and Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo on the crew’s victorious return from Nigeria, the pinnacle of state implored the GFA to reinstate the four-man interim technical crew to their position till at the very least after the World Cup earlier than taking a substantive resolution.
“The president said we should consider taking the four coaches to the World Cup, and this is a very important request he made,” Asante Twum added.
“But the coach is underneath contract, he is employed, and if we wish to have interaction his companies, we’d like to return to Dortmund to request for his launch as we did earlier.
“We cannot show disrespect to the first gentleman of the land; it is something he has personally spoken about in public and in confidence and meetings with the leadership of the FA, so it is high on the agenda.”
Ghana have been grouped with Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea for the World Cup which runs from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar.
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