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Ghana FA strengthens Technical Directorate with two key appointments


The new administration of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), in their bid to strengthen the technical department of football in the West African country, have made two key appointments.

Experienced German trainer and FIFA Coaching Instructor, Bernhard Lippert has been appointed as the Technical Director of the association while former national team Psychologist Prof. Joseph Kwame Mintah has been appointed as the Association’s Director of Coaching Education for a period of two years.

Both positions have been vacant since Francis Oti Akenteng who shouldered both responsibilities for some years left the association early this year.

As Technical Director, the 58-year-old German, among other things, will head the Technical Directorate and formulate guidelines, strategies, and policies for the training and the technical development of coaches of Ghana football, to provide advice to the Executive Council on coaching and technical development matters in general and the supervision of national football team coaches, to which the Technical Director may be assigned by the Association.

As per the official statement of the GFA, the newly appointed Director of Coaching Education, Prof. Mintah “will be a vital member of the GFA Technical Directorate working with the Technical Director to shape the technical direction of the Association”.
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