Tag Archives: Avram Grant

Ghana’s Afcon 2015 budget being finalized – Mahama Ayariga


– Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga says his outfit is done with Ghana’s budget for the African Cup of Nations. This comes  after a lot of back-and-forth between the Ghana FA and Ayariga’s office about how much should be taken for the competition. “We will try and finish off the budgetary issues and then put in the request and try and get ...

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Journos grade Grant’s first press conference as “good”


Fans of the Black Stars might be the greatest judges of Avram Grant, Ghana’s new coach but the journalists and broadcasters who will provide information and analysis of the coach’s actions and decisions have given their initial take on the Israeli after he spoke to the press for the first time. Grant was officially unveiled at a press conference on ...

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Afriyie out to mend Black Stars-fans relationship

George Afriyie, Black Stars Management Committee Chairman

Newly appointed chairman of the Black Stars management committee George Afriyie has revealed that repairing the broken relationship between the Black Stars and the people of Ghana would be his first quest. Fans of the Black Stars have not hidden their disgust for the team following a number of events that ensued during the World Cup in Brazil,resulting in the ...

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Muntari, Kevin to get another chance under Grant


New Black Stars coach Avram Grant has announced that he is willing to give midfielders Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince Boateng another chance in his set up. The two have been suspended indefinitely from the Black Stars by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for what the FA described as disruptive behaviour during Ghana’s participation at the 2014 World Cup in ...

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Grant ready for “tough” Stars job


New Black Stars coach Avram Grant says he is very prepared for the Black Stars job and he is prepared to ensure the team’s success under his watch. The Israeli is to be officially unveiled on Thursday 4th December at the Ghana Football Association  and Grant has been tasked with leading the Black Stars to the 2015 AFCON and winning ...

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Grant given thumbs up for Stars job

Incoming Black Stars coach Avram Grant

Isreali coach, Avram Grant has been given the “blessing” of the Ministry of Youth and Sports to be the new Black Stars coach after he had fruitful talks with the Ghana Football Association last Friday. Grant will be taking over from Kwesi Appiah as the Stars’ new permanent head coach  and his appointment is more or less done now that ...

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EPTON- Sporting decision, Diplomatic headaches?


Citi Fm’s Benjamin Epton looks at the puzzles Ghana might have to solve in appointing Israeli Avram Grant as the new head coach  of the Black Stars Ghana is once again on the verge of getting a new ‘foreign coach’.  He is an Israeli,  who succeeded Mourinho in 2007 as Chelsea manager. He is also the former manager of both Portsmouth ...

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AL-SMITH: Schuster, Kluivert, Grant and snubbing local coaches

Clockwise from top left: Grant, Serritslev, Kluivert, Rajevac. [Composite: Citi Sport]

– Bernd Schuster, Avram Grant and Patrick Kluivert have applied to coach the Black Stars. The three big European names are the marquee names among 32 to have applied to succeed the sacked Kwesi Appiah. According to Citi Sports sources, former coach of Real Madrid Bernd Schuster and Dutch football great Patrick Kluivert are in there, with the other name in ...

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