The Ghana Football Association has named Borussia Dortmund talent development coach, Otto Addo as the interim coach of the Black Stars ahead of their World Cup playoffs against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

According to a statement from the GFA, Former Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion manager, Chris Hughton, has also been appointed as the Technical Advisor to the newly constituted Black Stars Technical team.

The two have been making headlines in the past weeks and were heavily linked to the job prior to their appointment today.

Other members of the newly formed Technical team of the Black Stars include George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani.

Their appointment comes after the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association held a meeting in Accra on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.

According to a press release from the FA, the newly formed four man technical team has been put together to take charge of the two matches against rivals Nigeria as the team prepares to take on the Super Eagles at the Cape Coast stadium on March 24, before travelling to Nigeria for the 2nd leg at the Abuja Sports stadium on Sunday, March 27, 2022.

About Otto Addo

Otto Addo is a former Ghanaian professional footballer who is currently the Assistant Coach of German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund.

He boasts of about 13 years of Coaching experience that dates back to 2009 when he first took up the job of an Assistant Coach at Hamburger SV.

The 46-year old previously worked as a scout for the Black Stars in 2013 prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.



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