Meet Wa All-Stars new head Coach Goran Barjaktarevic

Published on: 23 December 2019

Former Ghana Premier League champions have Wa Stars confirmed the appointment of German gaffer Goran Barjaktarevic as the head coach ahead of the 2019/20 season.

The trainer replaced Ex Ghana international John Painstil who failed to meet the requirements the Club Licensing Board.

We provide a brief background of the Slovakian trainer.

Barjaktarevic is a former Yugoslav soccer player and DFB soccer teacher with German citizenship.

The 50-year-old gaffer started his career as a football coach in Germany in 1998 as a DFB-B license trainer in the youth department of VfL Oldenburg.

In 2000 he received the DFB-A license. and took over the A-youth of VfB Oldenburg in the Regionalliga Nord, at that time the highest division of the A-juniors, he held this stance until 2005. In the same year, receiving his DFB soccer teacher license from the German Sport University Cologne ( Hennes-Weisweiler-Akademie).

His last coaching job was in 2018 when he took over Thai top-tier side Chonburi FC.