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"I see myself in Europe in the next few years so coaching Black Stars must be dual" - Otto Addo

Published on: 18 May 2022

Borussia Dortmund assistant coach Otto Addo does not want to fully commits to Ghana due his future plans of coaching in Europe in the next few years.

The 46-year-old, who has guided the Black Stars to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, has told the Ghana FA, he will only handle the national team in a dual capacity.

The former Ghana international has set a target of coaching a team in Europe and does not want the Ghana job to be hinderance in future.

"I don't see the position as of now. I think as a national coach you should also live in the country you work for in the long term. Of course, many things can also be organized and delegated remotely over a certain period of time. But I see myself personally in Germany in the next few years," he told Transfermarkt 

Addo took over as Ghana coach after Milovan Rajevac failed to advance to the last 16 of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, finishing bottom of their group.

The Otto Addo led-technical team ended their contract with the Ghana Football Association after the 2022 World Cup playoffs.

The gaffer,  who has now gotten the permission to lead the Black Stars from his club Dortmund, will continue his role with George Boateng of Aston Villa U-23, Didi Dramani of Right to Dream and Chris Hughton as technical advisor.

Otto Addo will be on the touch line when Ghan host Madagascar in the opening game of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on June 1.

Ghana face Madagascar, Angola and Central Africa Republic in Group E of the qualifiers.

In the 2022 World Cup, the Black Stars will face Portugal, Uruguay and Korea Republic.

The Black Stars technical team will assess the squad during the qualifiers ahead of 2022 World Cup which kicks off in November.

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