ACCRA - Serbian Goran Stevanovic was named
Ghana's new coach on Monday, replacing his compatriot Milovan
Rajevac who took the team to last year's World Cup
The 44-year-old Stevanovic finalised terms with the Ghana
Football Association on Monday, a statement from the Ghanaian
Stevanovic was one of five coaches on a shortlist to replace
Rajevac which included former France World Cup winner Marcel
Desailly and former Portugal manager Humberto Coelho.
Former Yugoslav international Stevanovic spent most of his
playing career at Partizan Belgrade before spells at clubs in
Spain, Portugal and Greece.
Stevanovic is the third successive coach from Serbia at the
helm of the Black Stars, who made it to the knockout stage of
the 2006 World Cup under Ratomir Dujkovic.
His first task will be to qualify Ghana for the 2012 African
Nations Cup finals.
Ghana, who top their group standings, play Congo on March 27
before facing England in a friendly at Wembley two days later.
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