May 20, 2024

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has expressed confidence in the newly appointed head coach of the senior National Team, Black Stars, Otto Addo and his three assistant coaches.

Following the appointment of Otto Addo as the Black Stars coach, he has named Joseph Laumann, John Painstil, and Fatau Dauda as his assistant coaches.

Reacting to this on X, the GFA in a statement said they have strong belief that with the right level of support, the future of Ghana Football will look bright.

The GFA therefore called on Ghanaians to fully support the technical team and exercise patience as they are rebuilding the team.

“We strongly believe that with the right level of support, our collective future looks bright.” They said,

“The GFA is, therefore, calling on Ghanaians to exercise patience and offer the team their full backing as we embark on this rebuilding process.” Part of the statement read.

 

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Otto Addo has named Joseph Laumann, John Painstil, and Fatau Dauda as assistant coaches for @GhanaBlackstars

Lauman, a UEFA pro-License holder, previously played in Cyprus, Germany, and Vietnam. In coaching, he has had stints with Standard Liege, VfL Bochum, and Barnsley in the English championship.

Also, in the backroom, staff are former Ghana players John Painstil and Fatau Dauda.

John Painstil played for Fulham, West Ham United, and Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa before hanging his boots after featuring in two FIFA World Cup tournaments for Ghana.

The former Berekum Arsenal and Liberty Professionals player is a Ghana legend of 89 caps, a former captain and a member of the squad that won Bronze in the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.

John was a former assistant coach at Kaizer Chiefs and a CAF Licence B holder.

Fatawu Dauda, a former goalkeeper of Voradep, Okwahu United, AshantiGold and Orlando Pirates, represented Ghana 23 times and featured in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

The Ghana Football Association shall provide the necessary support to the newly formed technical team to ensure their success, having in mind that there will be some good moments and bad moments in this new era.

We strongly believe that with the right level of support, our collective future looks bright.

The GFA is, therefore, calling on Ghanaians to exercise patience and offer the team their full backing as we embark on this rebuilding process.

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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