Confirmed: Milovan Rajevac arrives in Ghana; set to meet Youth & Sports minister


The Serbian has touched down in the country and he is expected to meet the Youth and Sports minister before he is confirmed as Black Stars coach

Serbian Coach Milovan Rajevac has arrived in Ghana and will have a brief meeting with top hierarchy of Ghana Football Association over his impending appointment as Black Stars new coach, can reveal.

The 64-year-old touched down in the country last night after he was told to come and conclude negotiations before he will be unveiled as the new coach.

Milovan will meet Ghana’s youth and sports minister Ussif Mustapha later in the day to conclude his renumeration.

Although, Ghana FA set up a three man committee to search for a new coach, reports suggest that they settled on Milovan and he will have to come down to finalise the negotiations.

Milovan will be making a return to Ghana after more than a decade away having led the Black Stars to reach the quarterfinals of the 2010 Fifa World Cup held in South Africa.

That year, his good works didn’t go unnoticed as he was adjudged African Best Coach of the Year.

With Ghana are struggling in the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers, currently sitting second position in Group C behind leaders South Africa, Milovan is expected to turn the fortunes around and guide the Black Stars to make it to Qatar next year.

If he is confirmed in the coming days, his first major assignment will be the game against Zimbabwe at either Cape Coast Sports Stadium or Baba Yara Sports Stadium on October 5. The Black Stars will then head to Harare four days later for the return encounter.


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