Rajevac named new Ghana coach

15 years ago

Serbian coach, Milovan Rajevac has been named the new head coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars by the Ghana Football Association.

Rajevac, 54, assumes the vacant head coach role of the team following the departure of Claude Le Roy in May.

According to a Ghana Football Association statement, Rajevac has been handed a two-year term that will run until the 2010 World Cup.

“He holds a superior football coaching certificate from the University of Belgrade. He holds a Uefa professional license in coaching.

“A former footballer whose career spanned a period 1973-89 during which he played for the Olympic team of Yugoslavia, Red Stars Belgrade New York Arrows.

“He has extensive experience in coaching having been head coach of FC Borac of Serbia, FC Srbija of Sweden, FC Guoan of China, FC Red Star Belgrade, Serbia and FC Al-Sadd of Qater and FC Vojvodina and FC Lovisad,” read, the official FA statement.

The Serbian who boasts of an impressive CV turned FK Borac from relegation strugglers into Uefa Cup contenders in the Serbian top flight after finishing fourth in the league last season.

He will round up his time with FK Borac when he leads them to a Uefa Cup second qualifying round game against Lokomotiv Sofia of Bulgaria on Thursday.

Milovan Rajevac’s would be officially unveiled by the Ghana Football Association on Monday. His first official game for Ghana would be the August 20 international friendly against Tanzania in Arusha .