Former Brighton boss Chris Hughton linked to Black Stars job

Former Brighton & Hove Albion manager, Chris Hughton has been linked to the vacant Black Stars head coach position according to multiple reports in the media.

The Ghana Football Association on Wednesday parted ways with Serbian coach Milovan Rajevac following the Black Stars disastrous campaign in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

Ghana finished bottom in the group with one point having suffered defeats to Morocco and Comoros.

The sacking of Milovan Rajevac meant the head coach position is vacant.

The Ghana FA is working around the clock to appoint a new coach ahead of the 2022 World Cup play-offs in March.

According to reports in the local media, Chris Sutton who is of Ghanaian heritage is being pushed by a high ranking member of government for the position.

The former Norwich has arrived in the country to begin talks for the position. The Irish trainer is currently among a number of coaches that have been shortlisted for the vacant position.

GHANAsoccernet.com source at the Ghana FA indicates over 100 applications have been received for the vacant job.

Borussia Dortmund assistant coach Otto Addo, Aston Villa youth coach George Boateng and former Cameroon assistant coach Ibrahim Tanko are said to be part of a number of coaches being considered for the vacant job.

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