Head coach of Asante Kotoko, Prosper Narteh Ogum says he will not turn down the duty to coach the senior national team, the Black Stars when the need arises.
The former West Africa Football Academy coach has steered Asante Kotoko to the top of the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League log after the first round with 36 points – six better than second place Bechem United and an outstanding game against rivals, Hearts of Oak on February 20.
Hearts of Oak’s board member, Dr. Nyaho Tamakloe in an interview on GTV SportsPlus, picked the lecturer as his preferred choice for the topmost coaching job in Ghana.
Coach Ogum in a response on StarTimes, says he will always be available for national duties. “I mean it’s national call and when the day comes and I’m available, I think once it’s national duty, we will all rise up to the call.” Prosper Narteh told StarTimes.
The Ghana FA and the Sports Ministry held a meeting org the latter calling for the review of the then Milovan Rajevac led technical team and the reconstitution of the management committee.
The four time African champions have since settled on Irish born of Ghanaian descent, Chris Hughton as the Technical Advisor with ex-Ghana international, Otto Addo as head coach.
The Borussia Dortmund scout will be assisted by former Asante Kotoko coach, Mas Ud Didi Dramani, ex-Dutch international, George Boateng and Stephen Appiah who skippered Ghana to the 2006 and the 2010 World Cups in Germany and South Africa.
The Black Stars have a tough test of fighting to pick a slot at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this with their final phase of the qualifier in March.
Ghana first boat West African rivals, Nigeria in the first on March 24 at the Cape Coast Stadium with the second leg billed for the Moshood Abiola Stadium three days later.