- George Awiadem Maclean
- Category: Sports
- Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:43
It’s now official: Avram Grant resigns as coach of Ghana Black Stars...
Even before his contract expires at the end of month, coach of Ghana Black Stars, Avram Grant has resigned after he failed to win the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy as his target.
The former Chelsea manager in a letter to the GFA, expressed his appreciation to all Ghanaians for supporting him during his two successful years with the National team.
The Israeli who did not indicate his next move continued that he has left a strong squad of players of good age that has a future.
"After an extremely amicable meeting with the president of Ghana FA, and following more than two successful years in charge of the national team, I've informed Mr Nyantakyi that time is right for me to move on to a new challenge and I thank him for the opportunity.
"I've hugely enjoyed my time in Ghana taking over after the disastrous 2014 World Cup campaign and rebuilding the squad to reach the final in the African Cup of Nations for only the second time in 23 years, and also the semi final of this year's competition.
"I'm proud of the fact that I'm leaving an extremely professional, strong squad of players of a good age, who I'm sure will go on to achieve great success in the future.
"The passion and loyalty of the supporters is something I'll always remember," Avram Grant
In the meantime time, the coach of Morooco, Herve Renard, and the coach of Uganda, Milutin Sredojević have been speculated to be Avram’s next successor.