Irish of Ghanaian descent to manage EPL side in the upcoming season

Chris Hughton will manage Brighton & Hove Albion F.C next season in the English topflight league

Brighton & Hove Albion F.C led the English Championship log for greater of the 2016-17, but they were piped to the title on the final day of the league by Newcastle United.

However, they booked a place in the English Premier League for the first time in two decades and as it stands now he will be the man to manage the club in their premier league journey this season.

Christopher William Gerard Hughton, born on 11 December 1958 in Forest Gate, then part of Essex, now part of London, to a Ghanaian postman, Willie Hughton, and his Irish wife Christine née Bourke became the first person of Africa descent to play for the Irish national team because of his mother.

He played 53 matches for the Irish National team.


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