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Abdul Razak AFCON winner becomes first local coach to announce Black Stars application

The former Black Stars schemer has put in his application for the vacant Black Stars coaching job.

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The legendary Abdul ‘Golden Boy’ Razak has applied for the coaching job of the senior male national football team of Ghana, following the departure of Avram Grant.

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Razak who won league titles with Stade de Malian and Asante Kotoko believes he has seen it all at club level so it is time to assume the Black Stars coaching job.

“I have put in my application for the Black Stars coaching job,” he confirmed in an interview with Pulse.com.gh.

The 60-year-old thus has become the first indigene to officially express interest in the Black Stars coaching job.

play Abdul Karim Razak won the 1978 AFCON with Ghana as a player and was named African Footballer of the Year that year


Meanwhile, the Ghana Football Association has named Maxwell Konadu as the interim coach of the team, while a 6-man task force headed by President Kwesi Nyantakyi has been set up to search for a substantive coach.

READ MORE: Black Stars Maxwell Konadu takes over from Avram Grant on interim basis

Abdul Razak was the second Ghanaian to win the African Footballer of the Year (1978), after he was instrumental in helping the Black Stars win then 1978 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

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