Avram Grant is staying as the head coach of the Black Stars – George Afriyie



Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie has debunked reports that Black Stars coach Avram Grant is on the verge of being fired by the Football Association.

The former Chelsea and West Ham coach Grant has come under intense pressure to up his performances with the Stars after failing to get a result in their last four games. But according to the FA’s vice president, the FA has not and does not intend to fire the manager.

“I do not know where you are getting your information from. Avram signed a 28-month contract with us and we do not intend to truncate the contract. Yes it is a performance-based contract that we agreed on, but inasmuch as the results have not been as good as we all want, we have not taken any decision in that regard. If we take any decision in the near future, we would let you know. I can confirm to you that we had a management meeting today and nothing of that sort came up.”

The Black Stars will play the seven time African Champions in Cairo on November 15th. The team will be hoping to keep their qualification alive after drawing with Uganda.

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