Maxwell Konadu and Otoo Addo Named Black Stars Assistant Coaches.
Maxwell Konadu and Otto Addo have been announced by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) as assistants to the newly appointed Black Star coach Milovan Rajvac.
After C. K. Akonnor was relieved from the position of head coach, Otto Addo was listed as one of the candidates to take over the position. Maxwell Konadu, who was assistant to Kwesi Appiah, resumes the position again assistant coach
It remains to be seen whether Konadu will resign as head coach of the Legon City team. However, he has been serving as the interim manager of Black Star.
GFA President Kurt Okraku revealed these when he announced Milo as the head coach of the Black stars at a press conference. He announced that he chose a Ghanaian as an assistant coach to promote the growth of coaches in the country. At the same time Richard Kingston will continue to serve as goalkeeper coach.
Otto Addo and Maxwell Konado will assist Milovan Rajvac within two years. Otto Addo is currently the assistant coach of the Bundesliga team Dortmund. Although Addo was born in Germany, he has played for the Ghana national team for seven years since 1999. This was his debut in a 5-0 victory over Eritrea on February 28, 1999..
When he led the national team to the 2000 African Cup of Nations with Hans Adu Sarpei from Wolfsburg, he became internationally renowned.
On June 17, 2006, in the 2006 FIFA World Cup match against Czech Republic at the Cologne Rhein Energy Stadium, Otto Addo started as the right midfielder, and Ghana won 2-0. In 2006, he also participated in Ghana’s 2-1 victory over the United States at the Franken Stadium in Nuremberg.
Addo started his coaching career at his former club Hamburg SV in 2009 and served as a youth team coach and assistant coach until 2015. In December 2013, Addo was appointed as the chief scout of Ghana’s national football team. Prior to that, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 African Cup of Nations replaced replaced him with Ibrahim Tanko after the 2012 African Cup of Nations and the 2013 African Cup of Nations.