Chris Hughton Aiming For Second Consecutive Win As Black Stars Coach In Angola

Black Stars coach Chris Hughton will be looking to secure his second straight win as Ghana’s head coach when his side takes on Angola in the return leg of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

The former Newcastle United manager led his side to narrowly defeat the Palancas Negras in the first leg at Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Thursday in his first game in charge.

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Chris Hughton
Chris Hughton

The four-time Africa champions earned a victory in Hughton’s debut game through an Antoine Semenyo gaol in the 96th minute of the match.

With three group games already played, the Black Stars are in pole position with two wins and a draw, adding up to seven points.

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The former Brighton and Hove Albion manager is aiming for his side to put up a better performance in Luanda and secure back-to-back wins.

It was announced that Chris Hughton signed a 21-month deal as Black Stars’ boss last week. After working as the technical advisor of the Black Stars for a year under Otto Addo.

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The Black Stars will qualify for the AFCON tournament in Ivory Coast with a win over Angola tomorrow.