Chris Hughton has been named the Black Stars’ head coach by the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
The Ghana Football Association revealed in a statement that George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani will be Hughton’s assistants.
Under Kevin Keegan, Chris Hughton was appointed as Newcastle United’s first-team coach in 2008. He was appointed interim manager in September of that year after Keegan left.
After Newcastle was demoted to the Championship, he was later named the club’s permanent manager, and under his leadership, they were immediately promoted back to the Premier League.
Since then, Chris has served as manager of Nottingham Forest, Norwich City, Brighton and Hove Albion, Birmingham City, and.
Read the GFA’s statement on his appointment below:
The Ghana Football Association has the pleasure to appoint Chris Hughton as Head Coach of the Black Stars following extensive deliberations between the two parties.
The appointment is in line with the vision of the GFA to continue with the project of building a formidable squad that started with Otto Addo in the lead up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament.
Mr. Hughton has been the Technical Advisor of the Black Stars for the past twelve months.
The GFA has also decided to maintain Assistant Coaches George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani.
The three coaches were part of the technical team for the World Cup in Qatar.
Details about the duration of the contract and terms of engagement would be announced in due course.