GFA confirms Milovan Rajevac as new Black Stars head coach

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Milovan Rajevac
Milovan Rajevac

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), has confirmed Serbian Coach, Milovan Rajevac as new Black Stars head coach.

This was after CK Akonnor was kicked out of the team.

Milovan Rajevac, who has signed a two-year contract with the Ghana Football Association.

Rajevac will again bring an interpreter along to make communications smoother with the team.
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It has also been confirmed that Otto Addo will be the first Assistant Coach to the Black Stars.

Otto Addo is a scout and manager, and a retired Ghanaian-German footballer who played for Ghana internationally. He is currently the assistant manager of Borussia Dortmund.

Milovan Rajevac’s records

The 66-year-old tactician enjoyed a productive two-year spell with the Black Stars from 2008 to 2010.

Rajevac led Ghana to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2010 and also oversaw a run to the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

However, he left his post after refusing to sign a contract extension, moving on to join Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli.

Milovan Rajevac has since had spells with Qatar, Algeria and Thailand, but has been without a job since 2019.

His two-year contract with Ghana will be his first Coaching job after 2019.

Milovan Rajevac was shortlisted from a list of almost 60 coaches who applied for the position of the Blackstars Head Coach after C.K Akunor’s sack.

Although he requested to be paid $70,000 per month, the GFA agreed to pay him $45,000 unlike CK Akonnor who was being paid &25,000 monthly.

The Coach is said to have landed in Ghana on Sunday, 19th September, 2021.

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