Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi will spearhead a committee to appoint a new Ghana coach to take over from Avram Grant.

The committee that will search team for a new Black Stars coach has been directed to combine the headhunting and applications methods.

The means they can target competent coaches for consideration even if they fail to apply for the job.

A official statement by the Ghana Football Association read:

Six-member committee set up to search for the new Black Stars coach – Following the departure of Avram Grant as the Black Stars coach a six-member committee headed has been set to look for a new national team coach for the Senior National Team.

The committee will be headed by GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi.  Other members of the committee are George Afriyie – chairman of the Black Stars management committee – Francis Oti Akenteng -Technical Director of the GFA, Opoku Nti – former Black Stars player and member of the Executive Committee – , Alex Asante – Director of International Competitions – and a representative from the Ministry of Youth & Sports.

The GFA secretariat has been tasked to provide the committee with its terms of reference and deadlines by the end of this week.

The committee have been given a two prong approach in searching for the next coach.

The committee tasked to search for the Black Stars was directed to use the headhunting and applications from interested coaches as the two methods to be used to recruit the new coach. 

Coaches –both local and foreign who are interested in coaching the Black Stars are invited to send their applications and supporting documents to the Committee at the email address:

The Committee was also mandated to target suitable and competent coaches for consideration even if they don’t apply for the post.

Several coaches have reportedly applied for the role before official opening.