Grant's Replacement? GFA in advanced talks with Willy Sagnol over Black Stars coaching role

The Ghana Football Association is reported to have signed a two-year deal with Willy Sagnol as Black Stars coach.

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The Ghana Football Association is in advanced talks with France international Willy Sagnol over the vacant coaching position for the men’s senior national team.

The Black Stars parted ways with Avram Grant after the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

Avram Grant left his role as coach of the Black Stars after the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. play

Avram Grant left his role as coach of the Black Stars after the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

 

Grant, who went to the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with the Black Stars before they were edged by Ivory Coast on penalties could not replicate his feat in Gabon. Ghana placed fourth in the competition and having been under criticism for a string of what Ghanaians deemed poor performances, the former Chelsea coach resigned before his contract was due in a few days.

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Ghana’s football governing body is in search of a new coach and reports in France suggest they already have a pick.

L’equipe reports the Ghana Football Association is in advance talks with Willy Sagnol, who was recently with French Ligue 1 club Bordeaux. The report further goes on to suggest the football coach has already visited the West African nation and has started monitoring academies in the country.

The Black Stars of Ghana play

The Black Stars of Ghana

 

The Ghana Football Association is close to signing a two-year deal with Willy Sagnol according to the report.

The Black Stars have a daunting task of qualifying to a fourth successive FIFA World Cup tournament after slipping in some group games in the qualification. Any coach hired will have a difficult task of finding a way to make Ghana qualify to Russia.

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