Coach, Otto Addo has stepped down from his role as the leader of the Black Stars technical team with immediate effect.
The former Black Stars player announced this decision after Ghana’s elimination from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar following a 2-0 defeat to Uruguay on Friday, December 2.
Otto Addo before the start of the World Cup hinted that he will step down from his job after the competition regardless of Ghana’s performance.
“Me & my family are happy in Germany. I said I would step down after the World Cup even if we’re world champions after the tournament. I’ve resigned from my role as Ghana coach,” Otto Addo told the press in his post-match interview.
The 47-year-old manager will now return to his old job at Germain Bundesliga giants, Borussia Dortmund where he works as a talent development coach and a scout.
Otto Addo supervised 12 games as the head coach of the Black Stars since he was appointed as the interim manager to lead the team for the FIFA World Cup playoffs against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in March 2022.
He won three out of the 12 games, lost five, and drew the remaining four matches which include the doubleheader against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Despite leading the Black Stars for less than a year, Otto Addo will also go down in history as the first Ghanaian to have featured in the FIFA World Cup as a coach and a player.
source: Ghana Web