Instill discipline in our national teams- Kurt Okraku to newly appointed coaches

GFA President Kurt Okraku has charged all the national team coaches to ensure they depart from practices of the past and instill discipline in their players. The FA chief urged the coaches to make sure no player takes the honor of wearing the national strip for granted. He argued that any coach that is not up to the task does not deserve to handle any of the country’s national teams. Kurt made the remarks during a meeting with the newly appointed head coaches and management Committee heads of the various…

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Ghana FA to invest heavily in capacity building of national team coaches

GFA President Kurt Okraku has reiterated his commitment to investing in capacity building of all the national team coaches. He made the pledge during a meeting with the newly appointed head coaches and management Committee heads of the various national teams last Friday. Footballmadeinghana.com understands that the governing body plans to send the coaches out of the country periodically to have attachment with foreign clubs. This will be aimed at keeping them up to speed with modern managerial skills as well as refreshing their technical abilities. “The GFA will invest in…

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GFA President, ExCo members to meet new national team coaches on Friday

The President of the Ghana Football Association and members of the Executive Council will meet all newly appointed head coaches of the various national teams and their assistants on Friday, January 17, 2020. The meeting is to introduce the coaches to the new GFA leadership and to discuss upcoming assignments for the respective national teams. Top on the agenda will be the new direction for all national teams, targets and the expectations for coaches and their assistants. The meeting will also discuss the support required from the GFA by the…

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Alex Asante heads newly established National Teams Department

The GFA as part of the ongoing restructuring of the Secretariat has appointed Mr Alex Asante as the Acting head of the newly established National Teams Department. Mr. Asante, who is a Deputy General Secretary at the GFA will work with Ex Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah and Michael Tawiah Attoh who have been appointed as a Coordinators for all National Teams. The department is expected to facilitate training programmes, preparation for matches and competitions and other activities of all national teams. The GFA Executive Committee has decided to engage…

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GFA Veep Mark Addo chairs newly constituted National Team’s Review Committee

The Ghana Football Association has appointed a five-man National Team’s Review Committee chaired by vice President Mark Addo. The Committee which has been given a three-month mandate is tasked to present a paper on the structure, membership and functions of the technical teams of all national teams. The National Team’s review Committee will also advise the GFA on the possible emoluments and rewards for players and technical team members. Aside its other functions, the Committee will also make recommendations on the payments to be made to the management committees of…

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Baba Nuhu lands Black Maidens head coach job

The Ghana Football Association has appointed Baba Nuhu Mallam as head coach of the National U-17 female team, the Black Maidens with Dora Zuta and Joe Nana Adarkwa as his assistants. Other members of the technical team include Memunatu Sulemana – Goalkeepers trainer, Maame Antwi-Gyamfi – Team Doctor, Elizabeth Taylor – Physiotherapist, Naomi Abdulai – Equipment manager and Theresa Slippy Mensah as the Welfare manager. The GFA has also named Nana Oduro Sarfo as Chairman of the Black Maidens management committee with Dr. Benjamin Taylor as the vice chairman. Gifty…

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Volta Region FA President backs GFA decision to dissolve all Technical teams

Volta Regional Football Association President, Daniel Agbogah has thrown his weight behind the decision taken by the Ghana Football Association to dissolve the technical teams of the various nationals team of the country. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has dissolved the technical teams of all national teams with immediate effect citing competitiveness of the various national team. The decision affects both male and female national teams. In an exclusive interview with Agboo 92.9 FM, Mr Agbogah backed the decision the decision taken by the Ghana Football Association. ” Now football…

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Kurt Okraku defends decision to axe all national team coaches

GFA President Kurt Okraku has explained the rationale behind the Executive Council‘s decision to dissolve the technical teams of all the national teams. The governing body in a press release on Thursday said the decision affects both male and female national teams. The high-profile casualties include Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah and his assistant Charles Kwabla (CK) Akunnor, Black Queens coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo and Black Meteors coach Ibrahim Tanko. Also without a job are Yaw Preko – Black Satellites coach, Evans Adotey – Black Maidens coach, Yusif Basigi – Black…

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Evans Adotey discharged of his duties as Black Maidens head coach

Evans Adotey, head coach for the national female under-17 team, the Black Maidens has been discharged of his duties by the Ghana Football Association with immediate effect. Adotey who has been with the Maidens since 2018 will no longer be in charge of the team after the Ghana Football Association dissolved the technical team of all the National teams. He led the team to the quarter finals of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under-17 World Cup in Uruguay in 2018. He will have to reapply before he can…

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GFA dissolves technical teams of all national teams

The Ghana Football Association  (GFA) has dissolved the technical  teams of all national teams with immediate effect. The decision affects both male and female national teams. The GFA extends its appreciation to all coaches and members of the respective national teams for their contributions to our national teams and Ghana football. We wish them all the best in their endeavors. Source: Ghana FA

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