Ex-Brighton Coach Chris Hughton Spotted In Accra After Being Linked With Ghana Job
- Former Brighton and Hove Albion coach Chris Hughton has been spotted in Accra amid links with the Ghana coaching job
- The ex-Ireland is expected to be Ghana's next coach following the sacking of Milovan Rajevac after a poor AFCON
- Chris Hughton is expected to have a meeting with the Ghana Football Association this week over the Black Stars job
Chris Hughton has arrived in Accra ahead of a meeting with the Ghana Football Association over the vacant Black Stars coaching job.
The former Brighton and Hove Albion manager has been linked with the Black Stars job following the dismissal of Milovan Rajevac after a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations.
In a photo posted on Twitter, sighted by SportsBrief.com, the 63-year-old was spotted with a pal before this week's reported meeting with the FA.
Hughton has been in Ghana for some days now, but he was in Cape Coast, where his part of his family originates.
And his arrival in Accra has intensified claims of him taking over the Black Stars job.
He last managed Nottingham Forest in the English Championship and has been inactive since 2021.
Chris Hughton leads race for Ghana job
Earlier, SportsBrief.com reported that, Chris Hughton, the former manager of English Premier League clubs, Norwich and Brighton, has popped up on the radar of the Ghana Football Association as a candidate for the vacant Black Stars coaching job.
The GFA sacked Serbian trainer, Milovan Rajevac, after a poor Africa Cup of Nation showing in Cameroon.
And according tp a report by myjoyonline, Chris Hughton has been earmarked as the man to replace Milovan Rajevac.
Milovan Rajevac sacked as Ghana coach
The Ghana Football Association will be looking for a new Black Stars coach in the next few days after confirming the sacking of Serbian trainer Milovan Rajevac.
Rajevac was sacked after leading Ghana to its worst ever Africa Cup of Nations performance, after the Black Stars failed to win a single game in Cameroon.
In a statement released on the FA website, the football association revealed the decision to let Milovan Rajevac leave was based on three reports from AFCON.
Source: Sports Brief News