Tag Archives: Avram Grant

Nketsia: Five talking points from Kwesi Appiah’s unveiling presser


In the days preceding his official unveiling, the dominating element in the conversations was that time had afforded Kwesi Appiah the opportunity to look back, evaluate and decipher the elements that had combined to get him expelled in his first stint as Black Stars head coach. For me this press conference would hold a different meaning from all the ones ...

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NKETSIA: Colour or competence: Black Stars at the crossroads


Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia wonders which way Ghana will go as it searches for a new head coach for the Black Stars to replace Avram Grant. The Returnee “I believe that the young guys who played did well and my intention was to bring them on when the US team get tired but these things happen,”- The response of James ...

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Players in the Ghana Premier League are not paid well-Avram Grant


Former Ghana coach Avram Grant has revealed that one of the biggest problems facing the Ghana Premier League is the low salary being paid to players in the league. The 60-year-old during his time as head coach of the Black Stars failed consistently to name players in the Ghana Premier League in his team but reveals that the bigger problem ...

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Improve conditions to keep players in Ghanaian league- Avrant Grant to GFA

Avram Grant (Image credit: Images Image)

Departing Ghana coach Avram Grant has cautioned the Ghana Football Association to ameliorate conditions existing in the Ghana Premier League in order to stop the mass exodus of the players to overseas destinations. Grant believes that because factors such as wages and income, poor pitches and low levels of technical knowledge among coaches go a long way to affect the ...

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Departing Ghana coach Avram Grant sad at his exit


Out-going Ghana Black Stars coach Avram Grant has revealed he is feeling sad after working with the players of the Black Stars for the last two years. Grant took over from Kwesi Appiah in December 2014 and guided the national side to a second-place finish at the 2015 Afcon in Equatorial Guinea. However, he was unable to repeat that feat ...

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Avram Grant happy with Black Stars spell


Outgoing Black Stars head coach, Avram Grant, says he is happy with his two-year spell with the team despite the failure to win any major trophies. Grant’s contract with the Ghana Football Association will run down this month after leading the team to finish 4th in the just-ended African Nations Cup tournament in Gabon. He was in charge when Ghana ...

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Coaches show interest in Black Stars job

Ghana's coach Avram Grant leads his team

Over hundred coaches have expressed interest in the Black Stars coaching job that was left vacant by the departure of former head coach Avram Grant. The ex-Chelsea boss held a meeting with the top hierarchy of the Ghana FA in Accra on Tuesday after which his departure was announced. Grant’s contract officially expires at the end of February 2017 and the ...

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Avram Grant resigns after disappointing AFCON campaign

Black Stars coach Avram Grant (Image credit: Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh/ Images Image)

Ghana coach Avram Grant has resigned from his post as head coach of Ghana’s Black Stars with barely two weeks to the end of his contract. The 60-year-old Israeli coach signed a 28-month contract with the Ghana Football Association in 2015 following a troubled 2014 World Cup campaign. Citi Sports sources close to the Ghana Football Association say that a ...

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Grant tight-lipped on Ghana future


Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has refused to state whether or not he will be leaving or staying with the team after the 2017 African Nations Cup tournament. The Israeli’s contract is set to expire at the end of the month and many observers believe that he will not be retained after failing to meet his target of winning ...

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Grant to leave Ghana job after Afcon


Avram Grant will leave his post as Ghana coach after Saturday’s African Nations Cup third place playoff match against Burkina Faso, officials said. Grant’s two-year contract will not be renewed and the search is on for a successor, senior Ghana Football Association officials told Reuters. The former Chelsea manager took over as Ghana coach one month before the last Nations ...

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