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Otto Addo To Replace Milovan Rajevac As Black Stars Coach

Coach Otto Addo has been identified as a suitable candidate to replace Milovan Rajevac on an interim basis. The former player is in a lead to lead the Senior National team Black Stars of Ghana into the World Cup play off against the Super Green Eagles of Nigeria, March 2022. 

Sources have explained that, the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has tasked some individuals to meet with Otto Addo and discuss the way forward for the Black Stars, having served as one of the assistant coaches to Milovan Rajevac. A long term contract for Otto Addo will depend on how he excels against Nigeria. 

He is tipped to assume the coaching role with rich experience as he continues to work with Bundesliga giants Dortmund. 

Former Dortmund player and UEFA Champions League winner, Ibrahim Tanko is expected to join the back room staff as an assistant. He will be expected to bring his experience to the fore and help chalk success. He will be directly involved in key decisions geared towards the betterment of the National team. 

The technical department headed by Milovan Rajevac submitted an extensive report, detailing what accounted for the shambolic displays of the team in Cameroon, after which the Executive Council officially parted ways with the Serb. 

Black Stars of Ghana failed to live up to expectations following an abysmal performance in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. 

Milovan Rajevac led his charges into the competition and lost the opening fixture to Morocco. 

Black Stars tried to make amends in the second group game against Gabon but had to fight for a point after taking the lead through skipper Dede Ayew. 

Wild calculations became the order of day among Ghanaians as some were full of hope that the Senior National team can pull a surprise and advance to the next stage. 

In the last group game against Comoros, Black Stars were handed a shocking 3 - 2 defeat. Comoros broke the deadlock in the first half, added the second goal in the second half. Ghana pulled one back and restored parity. Comoros broke the heart of Ghanaians with the winning goal in the closing stages of the game. Black Stars toiled to even the scores but were denied any opportunity to come closer to glory. 

Ghana had to exit the competition with a point and became the last team in Group C.

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