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Milovan Rajevac Unveiled As New Black Stars Coach

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has unveiled Milovan Rajevac as the new head coach of the national football team, the Black Stars.

The Serbian gaffer replaces CK Akonnor whose contract was terminated at the back of a 1-0 away defeat to South Africa on match day two of the 2022 World Cup qualifying series.

The 67-year-old coach has signed a performance-based contract that will keep him until September 2022. It will be renewed if Black Stars secure qualification to the 2022 World Cup which comes off in November next year.

Rajevac will be assisted by Borussia Dortmund’s Head of Talent Development Otto Addo as well as former Asante Kotoko head coach Maxwell Konadu.

He returns for second spell with Ghana, having led the nation to the final of the 2009 African Nations Championship, the final of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and the quarter-final of the 2010 World Cup.

His last job was in Thailand, whose national team he coached in 2019.He has also coached clubs in Saudi Arabia (Al Ahli, 2010-2011) and Slovenia (Rudar, 2016), as well as the Qatar  national team (2011).

His first assignment will be the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Zimbabwe, away and home, on October 9, and October 13, 2021, respectively.



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