Ghana Coach Avram Grant Resigns

Ghana head coach Avram Grant has resigned from his job after failing to collect a medal in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Black Stars went into the game as firm favorites but ended up losing in the third play offs match to Burkina Faso.

According to a statement, approved the Israeli informed Ghana FA his decision to part ways with the Blackstars

“After an extremely amicable meeting with the president of Ghana FA, and following more than two successful years in charge of the national team, I’ve informed Mr Nyantakyi that time is right for me to move on to a new challenge and I thank him for the opportunity,” Grant is quoted.

The former Chelsea, Portsmouth and West Ham United coach joined Ghana on November 27th 2014 and guided the team to the finals in 2015 losing to Ivory Coast.

He has left the nation’s hopes of a world cup qualification in balance after drawing blanks against Uganda and losing to Egypt.

“I’m proud of the fact that I’m leaving an extremely professional, strong squad of players of a good age, who I’m sure will go on to achieve great success in the future,” he added

His contract was set to expire at the end of this month.

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