Biography of Black Stars Coach Otto Addo

Biography of Black Stars Coach Otto Addo

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Otto Addo made history on Tuesday 29th March, 2022 by helping Black Stars to beat Super Eagles and qualify for 2022 World Cup in Qatar.  He became the second indigenous Black coach to qualify Ghana to the World Cup in Qatar.

Many may have known Otto to be a Ghanaian born in Germany, but they may not know his is Ghanaian tribe.

Otto Addo’s Parents

His late father, Ebenezer Awuku Addo hails from Akwapim and his mother, Naomi Amiokor Ntreh is from the Greater Accra Region.

Otto Addo Age

Otto was born on June 9th, 1975 in Hamburg, then West Germany and started honing his professional football at a very tender age. He is currently, 46 years old.

Otto Addo Height, Weight

At 46 years old, Otto Addo height is 6′ 2″ and Weight 172 lbs.

Dating & Relationship Status

As we were writing this piece of article, we didn’t find anything concerning his relationship status. We don’t have much information about He’s past relationship and the current one. We have no idea about the number of children he has.

Otto Addo Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. According to celebsagewiki website, he has a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million in 2021/2022.

Otto Addo’s Coaching Career

In Otto’s debut Black Stars’ match, the team beat Eritrea 5-0 on February 28th, 1999 and was part of the Ghana contingent that played in the 2000 African Cup of Nations. That tournament was co-hosted by Ghana and Nigeria and was won by Cameroun. Otto’s football career was however cut short through a career-threatening injury.

Otto started his coaching badges with his former club Hamburger SV in 2009 where he was the youth team coach and an assistant manager till 2015. He is currently one of the assistant coaches at Dortmund, handling one of the team’s academy sides. He is also a chief football scout for the German side.  

In April 2019, it was announced that Addo would work for former club Borussia Dortmund as a ‘talent coach’, having previously held a similar role at Borussia Mönchengladbach since 2017.

In December 2013, Addo was appointed as the head scout of the Ghana national football team and prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, succeeding Ibrahim Tanko following the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

By: Michael Djan

French Tutor and Digital Marketing Blogger/Content Writer and GhanaWeb Professional Reporter/ frencheducationgh.com

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