Grant extends contract as coach of Ghana does not permanently
Avram Grant will definitely not continue as coach of Ghana. The Israeli coach has, in consultation with the national union decided to end this month’s expiring contract, not to renew.
Under the leadership of Grant urged Ghana last week through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup, in which Cameroon too strong turned out. The ‘Black Stars’ lost, then the battle for the third place of Burkina Faso.
“After a very pleasant conversation with back Kwesi Nyantakyi, I have to know given that I, after more than two successful years to a new challenge”, says the ex-coach of Chelsea in a statement.
Grant was in november 2014 was appointed as the successor of James Kwesi appiah notes and led the country in the beginning of 2015 directly to the final battle of the Africa Cup. After penalty went the title, however, to the Ivory coast.
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The experienced trainer looks back on a beautiful period in Ghana. “I have greatly enjoyed my time. I took it over after the disastrous expired world cup of 2014 and achieved with a reconstructed team for the first time in 23 years the final of the Africa Cup and this year the semi-finals.”
“It fills me with pride that I am an extremely professional cast of actors leaves, which I’m sure they’re still great successes to celebrate in the future,” says the 62-year-old Israeli. “The passion and support of the fans is something I will never forget.”
Grant was previously the national coach of Israel, and waved the scepter at izan Belgrade, West Ham United, Portsmouth, Maccabi Haifa and Maccabi Tel Aviv.