Ghana have for the third consecutive time appointed a Serbian coach to lead the national team, the country's football association announced today.
Goran Stevanovic, 44, replaces fellow Serb Milovan Rajevac, who guided the team to last year's FIFA World Cup™ quarter-finals in South Africa before a heartbreaking loss to Uruguay.
Rajevac had quit the Ghana job and signed a new contract with Saudi Arabian club Al Ahly Jeddah.
Stevanovic was one of five coaches on a shortlist to replace Rajevac which included former France FIFA World Cup-winner Marcel Desailly and ex-Portugal manager Humberto Coelho.
Stevanovic is a former Yugoslav international who spent most of his playing career at Partizan Belgrade before spells at clubs in Spain, Portugal and Greece. He coached Partizan Belgrade to the Serbian league title last season.
The new coach will be unveiled at press conference slated for Wednesday.