After a long wait, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is set to name the man who will occupy the vacant seat left by veteran Francis Oti Akenteng who occupied the technical director role for more than a decade.

The Ghana Football Association is  to appoint 58 year old German international Bernhard Lippert as Technical Director  while veteran Malik Jabir will be made the  Director of Coaching Education.

The process is said to be currently at  the contract consideration level and if all terms are agreed it will be made official by the GFA.

Lippert worked between 1994 and 1997 as manager of the Eintracht Frankfurt reserve team, Eintracht Frankfurt Amateure. In 1997, he was promoted as he became assistant manager of the first squad he worked there until 2000. Between December 9 and December 19, 1998 he was caretaker of the SGE. Between 2000 and November 2005 he managed the Amateure again.

His last coaching job was with the U-19 and U-21 sides of Azerbaijan between 2008-2012