Slovakia's Goran Barjaktarevic appointed Wa All Stars manager

Published on: 23 December 2019

Slovakia's Goran Barjaktarevic has been appointed as the new manager of Ghana Premier League side Wa All Stars for the upcoming 2019/20 season.

Barjaktarevic penned a two-year deal with the former Premier League champions after successful negotiations, having arrived at touched at the Kotoko International Airport late Sunday.

The 50-year-old will be in the dugout when Wa All Stars open their league campaign against Liberty Professionals at the Karl Reindorf Park on Saturday, December 28, 2019.

Brief facts about Goran Barjaktarevic

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

He 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 position until 2005. In the same year, it received its 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.

Management of the 2016 Ghana Premier league have reportedly inked a 2-year deal with their Slovakian tactician as they seek to hit the ground running.

The club ended its 11-year stay in the upper west region by moving to the capital.