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 By PA Sport
21 hours ago

Avram Grant confirmed as new Ghana coach

Avram Grant led Chelsea to the 2008 Champions League final.

Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has been named coach of Ghana.

Grant, 29, has agreed a two-year deal with the Black Stars, which takes effect on Dec. 1, the Ghana Football Association announced on its official website on Thursday.

"All outstanding issues with Mr Grant have been cleared and we believe he is the right man for the job,"  GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi said.

Grant replaces Maxwell Konadu, who had been in temporary charge since Kwesi Appiah left in September following the World...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
2 days ago

Avram Grant 'will take over as Ghana national coach on Thursday'

The ESPN FC crew discuss the last of the teams to qualify for the African Nations Cup tournament which will be hosted by Equatorial Guinea in January.

The Ghana Football Association has said ex-Chelsea boss Avram Grant will become their new national team coach on Thursday, AFP has reported.

The Association reportedly confirmed that Grant, who led Chelsea to the Champions League final in 2008, would sign a contract to succeed the axed Kwesi Appiah after "governmental agreement" had been reached.

Former Israel coach Grant, who also worked for Portsmouth and West Ham during his time in the UK, moves to Ghana from Thai club BEC Tero Sasana, where he...

By ESPN Staff
Nov 19, 2014

Nigeria out, Ivory Coast and Ghana in ANC

The ESPN FC crew discuss the last of the teams to qualify for the African Nations Cup tournament which will be hosted by Equatorial Guinea in January.

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Nov 17, 2014

Egypt among 4 candidates to host 2017 African Nations Cup

Egypt head coach Shawky Gharib says his team are ready to qualify for the 2015 African Cup of Nations ahead of their qualifier against Senegal.

CAIRO -- The Confederation of African Football said Egypt is among four candidates to host the 2017 African Nations Cup.

CAF says Algeria, Gabon and Ghana are also being considered, while bids from Kenya, Sudan and Zimbabwe were ruled out for not meeting "set criteria."

The African football body is looking for a replacement host for Libya, which withdrew over security and organisational concerns. CAF will decide on the new host next year.

Egyptian sport has struggled since the overthrow of longtime...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Nov 16, 2014

GFA: Avram Grant 'almost certain' to coach Ghana after final ANC qualifier

Grant is set to succeed former Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has told the BBC it expects to have a deal in place for Avram Grant to take over as the national team's coach after their final African Nations Cup qualifier against Togo on Wedesday.

Grant, 59, who guided Chelsea to the Champions League final in 2008, is set to officially take on the role for the Black Stars if a financial agreement can be reached with the GFA.

Grant -- currently technical director of Thai side BEC Tero Sasana -- would succeed Kwesi Appiah,...