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GFA appoint Otto Addo as Black Stars coach, Chris Hughton as Technical Advisor

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The Ghana Football Association has appointed Otto Addo as the new Black Stars coach while former Brighton and Hove Albion coach, Chris Hughton will act as the Technical Advisor to the team.

Other members of the new technical team include George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani.

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Chris Hughton will provide technical advice to the three-man team for next month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off match against Nigeria.

The new appointment to the Black Starstechnical team became necessary after the GFA sacked Milovan Rajevac for supervising Ghana’s worst ever campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations.

OFFICIAL: The Ghana Football Association has unveiled a four-man task force for the upcoming Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Chris Hughton – Technical Advisor
Otto Addo – Head Coach
Did Dramani – Asst Coach
George Boateng – Asst Coach pic.twitter.com/zrlHQcaGM9

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— *#2021AFCON????* (@JOELESHUN4) February 9, 2022

Read the full statement of the GFA below:

Former Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has been appointed as Technical Advisor to the newly constituted Black StarsTechnical team led by Otto Addo.

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Other members of the new Technical team include George Boateng and Mas-Ud Didi Dramani. The 63- year old will provide Technical advice to the three-man team for next month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off match against Nigeria.

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association took the decision at a meeting held in Accra on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Otto Addo, a former Ghana player 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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The four-man team has been put together to take charge of the two matches against rivals Nigeria. The Black Stars will 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.

source: ghanaweb.com

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17year old JHS Graduate, Prince Tawiah From Breman Kuntanase Wins AOB Easter Marathon 2022

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17year old JHS Graduate, Prince Tawiah From Breman Kuntanase Wins AOB Easter Marathon 2022

Young Ghanaian fast-rising Athlete, Prince Tawiah has emerged as the overall champion at the maiden edition of the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Easter Marathon.

Prince Tawiah, Winner of AOB Easter Marathon 2022

The 17year old Junior High School graduate from the Breman Kuntanase in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District of Central Region is a former student of the Breman Kuntanase Salvation Army Basic & JHS.

The winner of the Marathon race, Prince Tawiah completed the 16Kilometer distance from Breman Fosuansa to Breman Asikuma Roundabout within 44Minutes, 46 Seconds.

Prince Tawiah

The maiden edition of the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Easter Marathon had about 70 Athletes participating in the race.

Prince Tawiah – Winner

Out of the 70 participants, Prince Tawiah from Breman Kuntanase won the ultimate prize and took home a cash of GHC 500, a silver medal and a certificate.

Emmanuel Okyere – 1st Runner Up

Emmanuel Okyere from Breman Brakwa who happens to be an old student of Odoben SHS completed the 16Kilometer distance within 45minutes, 33 seconds and emerged as the 1st Runner up securing the second position with a cash prize of GHC 350, a silver medal and a certificate.

Ishmael Tawiah – 2nd Runner Up

Ishmael Tawiah, a 21 year old man from Breman Brakwa took 2nd Runner Up or the third position and won a cash prize of GHC 250, a medal and a certificate.

Magdalene Akotia – 4th Position 

Magdalene Akotia from Breman Kuntanase and a student of Breman Asikuma Senior High School who secured the 1st position in the women division and placed Fourth in the overall marathon after completing the 16 kilometer distance within 46minutes, 17seconds. She took home a cash prize of GHC 150, a silver medal and a certificate.

Godfred Aseidu – 5th Position 

19year old fast-rising athlete from Breman Asikuma, Godfred Asiedu placed fifth in the race after completing the 16Kilometer distance within 46minutes, 56seconds. He also took home a cash prize of GHC100, a silver medal and a certificate.

All the remaining 65 participants having completed the 16Kilometer marathon race took home a certificate of achievement.

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Hon. Emmanuel Adjei Domson and the organizing Team.

The Easter Marathon is one of Hon. Emmanuel Adjei Domson’s Sporting Initiatives which seek to unearth talented Athletes to represent the district at the regional level, National and the Olympics.

Another motive of the Marathon is to foster unity among constituents and also project the District positively for national attention.

The maiden edition of the AOB Easter Marathon event was proudly sponsored by Hon. Emmanuel Adjei Domson, 2020 NPP Parliamentary candidate.

The event had other benevolent support from Mrs Winifred Abaidoo-Ayin, Mr. Francis Benyin, Mr. Yaw Danso N & K Beverages, Nkunim Pharmacy, the Police Service and the Ghana Ambulance Service.

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Official Media partners for the maiden edition of the Marathon include; Hope FM, Sintim Media, Favour Link, Shaddest Studio, Afrikaba Media, Sintim TV, GeoTour, Cape 360, Bremanman TV and Tutu TV.

https://www.facebook.com/AOBMarathon/

Story By: Bismark Botchwey, Sintim

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Source: Sintim Media

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