Government and GFA agree to maintain current Black Stars technical team for 2022 World Cup – Sports Minister

The government and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have agreed to maintain the current Black Stars technical team for 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif has confirmed.

The Otto Addo-led team qualified the Black Stars to the global showpiece following a 1-1 draw against Nigeria in the final play-offs of the World Cup at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja in March.

The Technical team was made up of Aston Villa U-19 coach George Boateng and Mas-ud Didi Dramani of Nordsjaelland with Chris Hughton serving as Technical Advisor.

“The decision by the Ministry is that, the GFA should maintain the technical team that got us to qualify for the World Cup. The GFA is working very closely with the technical team to come up with the arrangements,” the Sports Minister said.

“Very soon, they would announce officially, led by Otto Addo, to take us through the World Cup participation and also the AFCON next in Ivory Coast.”

Otto Addo became first Ghanaian to have represented Ghana at the World Cup and also qualified the team to the Mundial as a coach.

Ghana have been placed in Group H together with Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea for the World Cup which is scheduled for November 21 to December 18 in Qatar.

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