Dortmund grants Otto Addo permission to continue as Black Stars coach

Interim Black Stars head coach, Otto Addo says he has the permission of the German side, Borussia Dortmund to work as Ghana’s senior national team gaffer.

The agreement will see Otto Addo retain his position at Dortmund while overseeing the affairs of the Black Stars ahead of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers.

Addo, together with his backroom staff, led Ghana to the Qatar 2022 World Cup, beating Nigeria on away goals to secure a spot.

After securing a ticket to the Qatar World Cup, President Akufo-Addo urged the Ghana Football Association to find the best solution to keep the backroom staff ahead of the football Mundial.

Speaking in an interview with Hamburger Abdenblatt Podcast, Otto Addo confirmed Dortmund has agreed to allow him to manage the Black Stars of Ghana.

“I got permission from Dortmund. Under certain conditions, it works out that I can do the international game phases in June, September and also the World Cup,” he stated

The Ghana Football Association is yet to clarify the future of Otto Addo and his three assistants, after their contracts run out on March 31.

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