- New Manchester City forward Erling Braut Haaland has praised Ghana coach Otto Addo for playing a significant role in his career
- Haaland and Otto Addo worked together during his early days at German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund
- Otto Addo works as a talent development trainer at Dortmund as well as coach of the senior national team of Ghana
Erling Braut Haaland has extoled Ghana coach Otto Addo for guiding him at the early stages of his career at Dortmund.
Otto Addo helped Haaland transition from Austrian football to the German Bundesliga, as he took less time to establish himself at the Signal Iduna Park.
Haaland completed his 60 million euros switch to Manchester City this week, and in a documentary for his last days at the club, the striker hailed the Black Star coach.
“That’s the biggest legend, if we talk about the biggest legends in this club, this guy, he’s the best one,” Haaland said as quoted by GHANASoccernet.com.
“He is the best. Otto,” he added.
Otto Addo is revered at Dortmund for his role in developing the talents of young players at the club.
Several youngsters including America's Giovanni Reyna and England's Jude Bellingham settled at the club quickly because of Otto Addo's leadership.
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Otto Addo replaces Rajevac as Ghana coach
Addo was initially appointed as head coach of the Black Stars on an interim basis following the sack of Serbian trainer Milovan Rajevac.
He was appointed as the head of a four-man technical team that comprised of Aston Villa U23 coach George Boateng, ex-Asante Kotoko coach Mas-ud Didi Dramani and Chris Hughton, formerly of Newcastle United.