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GFA appoints Prof Mintah as Director of Coaching Education

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The Ghana Football Association has appointed Prof. Joseph Kwame Mintah as the Director of Coaching Education for a period of two years.

Prof. Mintah who was a psychologist in the National Teams Department comes into his new role with a depth of experience in Coaching and Physical education.

He holds a Doctorate degree in Education (Sport Psychology) and a Master of Arts Degree in Physical Education from the University of Northern Iowa, USA.

The former Black Stars Team Psychologist holds an Elite CAF Instructors “A” License Certificate from the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

He served as an Interim Assistant Coach of the Ghana Black Stars during the 2014 CAF Qualifiers and was Head Coach of Ghana Premier League side, Cape Coast Mysterious Dwarfs from 2010 to 2014.

In addition to his on field coaching experience, Prof. Mintah is currently the Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology Education, College of Education Studies, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.

He played for the University of Cape Coast men soccer team between 1986-1990 after previous stints with Mysterious Dwarfs FC, Venomous Vipers FC, Diamond Stars FC and Hafiz Stars FC.

Prof. Mintah will be a vital member of the GFA Technical Directorate working with the Technical Director to shape the technical direction of the Association.

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