Why Avram Grant Left

The Ghana Football Association and Black Stars Head coach Abraham Grant have agreed that the two parties will mutually part ways after their contract ends on February 28.

Mr. Abraham Grant started work on December 1, 2014 as head coach of the senior national team with his contract set to finish at the end of February 2017, after the just ended Africa Cup of Nations finals.

He lead Ghana to win silver at the 2015 AFCON and 4th at the 2017 edition of the competition.

Below is a statement released by the GFA on Mr. Abraham Grant’s future with the Black Stars:

1. The contract between the Ghana Football Association and Mr. Abraham Grant ends on 28th February, 2017

2. Both parties have agreed that the contract shall be allowed to run its full course.

3. Both parties have mutually agreed not to renew the contract upon its expiry.

4. Any accrued rights and obligations under the contract shall be observed by both parties.

5. Notwithstanding the fact that the contract shall run until the 28th February, 2017, both parties agree that the Ghana Football Association is at liberty to commence the process of searching and appointing a new coach for the Senior National Team of Ghana, the Black Stars.

6. Mr Abraham Grant is also at liberty to begin negotiations with prospective employers.

Thank you.


Isaac Addo

(Ag. General Secretary, Ghana Football Association)

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