OFFICIAL: Ghana part ways with manager

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has officially relieved Serbian manager Milovan Rajevac of his duties as national team coach following the team's disastrous showing at the Africa Cup of Nations. 

Having taken over from Charles Akonnor just over three months ago, Rajevac's reappointment has not gone according to plan as he failed to guide the Black Stars beyond Afcon 2021's group stage.

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Ghana finished bottom of their group at the tournament, having claimed just one point from their draw with Gabon and lost to Morocco and Comoros. 

On Wednesday, the GFA announced their decision to dismiss Rajevac via a statement on its official website. 

"The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has decided to part ways with Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac," the statement read. 

"This follows the receipt of the Technical Report from the coach, the medical report, and the report from the Management Committee following Ghana's early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 tournament.  

"The Executive Council after considering the three reports and engagements with key stakeholders has decided to end its relationship with coach Milovan Rajevac and also decided that the Black Stars Management Committee be reconstituted. 

"The Association would like to thank Milovan Rajevac and the Management Committee the very best in their future endeavours." 

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According to GHANAsoccernet, A new technical staff will soon be announced and its first task will be to ensure that Ghana qualifies for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, with the team set to face Nigeria in the play-offs in March. 

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