The Technical Directorate of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the list of coaches, who have attained Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) License A certificates since 2012.
After the 153 list was published, the GNA Sports spotted some big coaches who have excelled but doesn't have the highest requisite certificate to work as head coach in the upcoming 2019/2020 league season.
Coach Enos Kwame Adepa; the renowned tactician rose to prominence on the local scene when he defied the odds and led Wa All Stars to clinch their first-ever league title in 2015.
Coach Adepa who also had a short stint at Tachiman Eleven Wonders is currently the head coach of Ashanti Gold Sporting Club but according to the GFA list, despite the rich experience of the young coach, he cannot be on the bench as head coach because he is yet to attain the CAF License A certificate.
Coach Kim Tyrone Grant; The former Black Stars player started his top flight coaching journey in Ghana as the technical director for Cape-Coast based Premier League side Ebusua Dwarfs where he did a marvelous work by turning the fortunes of the club to finish ninth in the league saving them from relegation in 2016.
Grant, 46, was until recently was also the technical director of fellow Ghana Premier League side Elmina Sharks in 2016/ 2017.
In November 2018, Accra Hearts of Oak appointed Grant as the first team coach and also Director of Football where he guided the team to the semi-finals of the Normalization Competition Tier Two.
Grant has become one of the top household names in coaching but he is yet to have a CAF License A certificate and according to the GFA, he is unqualified to be the head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak.
Coach Johnson Smith: The gaffer has built his reputation as one of the best coaches in Ghana in recent times, leading Karela United to the finals of the NC Special Competition.
Coach Smith has currently returned to Kumasi Asante Kotoko as assistant coach, having played a key role in the team's success in the mid-2000 when he deputized coach Bashiru Hayford.
Despite his current license qualifying him to be assistant coach of premier club, the gaffer would still need to attain the CAF License A if he wants to return to mainstream coaching.