Chris Hughton, former Premier League manager, is fired by Ghana following surprising Afcon group stage elimination in direct announcement

Introduction to the article:
Ghana has made the decision to part ways with Chris Hughton, their manager, after a disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of Nations. The team’s defeat to Mozambique in a crucial match ultimately led to Hughton’s departure.

Ghana’s Disappointing Afcon Campaign

The Black Stars were held to a shocking 2-2 draw against Mozambique, resulting in them finishing third in Group B. This unexpected outcome led to their elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations.

Hughton’s Sacking

Following their shocking exit from the tournament, Chris Hughton, the former Newcastle and Brighton boss, was relieved of his duties as the manager of the Ghana national team. The decision to dissolve the technical team of the Black Stars was also announced by the Ghana Football Association.

The Final Blow

Ghana had been leading 2-0 in the 91st minute of their final group game at Afcon 2023. However, Mozambique managed to score two goals in stoppage time, ultimately leading to Ghana’s defeat. The goalkeeper’s lapse in concentration and a costly blunder became the turning point of the match, and ultimately, the end of Hughton’s tenure as the team’s manager.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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