How Avram Grant Won The World Cup For Ghana

Avram Grant became the first black manager to win a World Cup when his Ghana team defeated Uruguay in the final in 2010. Grant led Ghana to three consecutive Africa Cup of Nations titles, and his impressive managerial record earned him a move to Chelsea in the English Premier League. In this article, we take a look at Grant’s career and why he was such a success leading Ghana to victory at the World Cup.

The Background of Avram Grant

Avram Grant, who is currently the manager of the Ghana national football team, has a long and varied international coaching career. Before taking on his current role with the Ghana national team in 2009, Avram Grant was manager of Chelsea for two seasons from 2006-2007. In that time he led the London club to consecutive FA Cups (2006-2007), earning him the Premier League Manager of the Year award in 2007. He also reached the UEFA Champions League semi-finals in his first season in charge, losing to Barcelona 3-2 on aggregate. Grant then spent two years as manager of Inter Milan where he finished third in Serie A and reached the Champions League semi-final. At Inter Milan he also helped bring players like Wesley Sneijder and Javier Zanetti to Europe. In June 2009, Grant was named manager of Ghana by president John Mahama. Prior to this appointment, he had been out of coaching for almost three years since leaving Chelsea. The decision to appoint Grant came as a surprise to many as he had no experience at senior level with any African country. Nonetheless, Grant led Ghana to victory at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, which was their first continental championship since 1982. This success led to Grant

The Tactics Used by Grant to Win the World Cup

Avram Grant was the manager of Ghana who led the team to their first World Cup win in 2006. He had a lot of success with clubs such as Chelsea and Real Madrid, but it was his time with Ghana that made him a world-renowned manager. Here are five key tactics used by Grant to win the World Cup for Ghana.