The previous Newcastle United, Nottingham Forest and Brighton supervisor relatively served as technical advisor for the nationwide group throughout the event.
The Black Stars finally received only one sport on the World Cup and suffered a group-stage exit after ending backside of Group H.
Afriyie is, nevertheless, of the view that Hughton was extra certified to steer the Black Stars than Addo, insisting the previous ought to’ve managed the group on the World Cup.
“Chris for me ought to have taken us to the World Cup. Why? As a result of, you will have a supervisor who has managed prime groups within the English Premier League and there’s no doubt that English, Spanish, and German soccer are the three topmost leagues within the World,” he instructed 3FM.
“You might have a coach who has coached in a prime league [Premier League] within the World coming into your nation because the nationwide group coach. If he can’t do it, belief me no one can do it. For me, I’ve sufficient confidence in Chris.”
In the meantime, Hughton has now been confirmed as Ghana’s head coach, with the 64-year-old set to be unveiled in Kumasi on March 20.
The Black Stars will host Angola in Kumasi on March 23 earlier than dealing with the Black Antelopes three days later in Luanda as they intention to e-book their place at subsequent 12 months’s event.
The GFA mentioned Hughton can be introduced to the general public and can be allowed to interact the media on his imaginative and prescient and expectations.
In the meantime, Hughton has named a 25-man squad to face Angola in a double-header AFCON qualifier.
The squad accommodates a few of the common faces, together with Mohammed Kudus, Thomas Partey and the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan.