Chris Hughton Opens Up On The Biggest Challenge At Black Stars

Chris Hughton Opens Up On The Biggest Challenge At Black Stars

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Black Stars boss, Chris Hughton has disclosed that since getting close to the senior national men’s team biggest challenge has been the huge expectation always placed on the team.

The 67-year old veteran tactician, from the last quarter of 2022 was with the Ghana national team as technical advisor to Otto Addo who later left after Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

According to Chris who previously managed Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United FC among others believe always melting huge expectation on the team.

In an interview with SuperSport, Chris stressed that getting results is considered as a success by Ghanaians.

“The biggest challenge is always expectations. I have been here for long enough and over a long enough period and I can remember the World Cups of old and the Black Stars teams in the past so this brings expectations,”

“But that comes with any management or coaching job. It is about getting results and also the levels of change now…So many teams have improved. If you look at an AFCON qualifying group, there’s never an easy one, which might not have been the case in the past.

“Expectations and of course making sure that you can get the results that you need to get.”

Hughton managed to secure four points in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Angola last month.

He has a contract to lead the Black Stars of Ghana until December 2024.

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