Former Ghana U 20 [Black Satellites] coach Sellas Tetteh has been appointed as head coach of Division One League side Tamale City FC.
Tetteh was on Monday afternoon announced as the new coach of Tamale City FC until 2019 and has however been tasked to qualify the fast-rising club to the top-flight league next season.
The 61-year-old prior to this appointment, was named as the head coach of Ghana’s female senior national team but he turned down the opportunity. He was in charge when Ghana became the first African country to win Fifa Youth Championship in 2009.
“Tamale City FC are delighted to announce that the club have agreed terms and put pen to paper with coach Sellas Tetteh for the celebrated coach to become head coach of the ambitious Tamale-based club on an initial one (1) year deal with an option for extension for a further year,” a club statement read.
“The coach was flown to Tamale in the company of a director of the club Lepowura Jawula and immediately signed the deal with the CEO Mr Jones Alhassan-Abu.
“Soon after signing the contract, an elated Sellas Tetteh expressed his appreciation to the directors of the club for giving him ‘the unique opportunity to become the first head coach of the club and thus be part of an exciting project that has all the trappings of being a game-changer in the country’s football landscape’,” the statement added.
The U20 world Cup will sportsworldGhana.com understands would be given a fresh deal should he impress his employers during his one year stay at the club.