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14.12.2015 Cup of Nations

Ghana's Avram Grant snubbed for CAF Coach of the Year award despite AFCON heroics

Avram Grant
LISTEN DEC 14, 2015

Ghana coach Avram Grant missed out on the 2015 CAF Coach of Year Award despite guiding the Black Stars to win silver at the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Israeli trainer was overlooked in a final five-man shortlist announced at a press conference in Abuja on Monday

In attendance was CAF Executive member Anjorin Moucharafou and Glo representatives.

Grant took charge of the Black Stars in December 2014 and assembled a squad which nearly won the tournament by the technical committee overlooked his efforts.

Ghana lost on penalties to Ivory Coast in Equatorial Guinea.

Coach of the Year shortlist:
Baye Ba, Mali, U17
Emmanuel Amunike, Nigeria U17
Fawzi Benzarti, Etoile Sportive de Sahel
Hervé Renard, Cote d'ivore
Patrice Carteron, TP Mazembe