Avram Grant
AVRAM
GRANT

Avram Grant was most recently the Technical Director of the Ghanian National Football Team.

Grant spent the first 34 years of his coaching career managing in Israel, including the Israeli National Team for four years.

In 2006 Grant was appointed Technical Director at Portsmouth, before moving to Chelsea in July 2007.  He was appointed manager in September 2007, leading the team to the Champions League Final and League Cup Final.

In October 2009 Grant returned to the role of Technical Director at Portsmouth, before moving to West Ham United.

He was named the new manager of Partizan Belgrade in January 2012, leading them to the Serbian Championship title. Avram Grant was confirmed as the new manager of Ghana on November 27, 2014.

He has won numerous league titles and cup competitions with different teams in Israel and also managed the national team of his homeland.

Grant initially moved to England in 2006 to become Technical Director at Fratton Park. He was then appointed Director of football at Chelsea and in September 2007, following the departure of José Mourinho, he was appointed manager.

Grant was selected as Barclays Premier League Manager of the Month in April in his first season as Chelsea's manager.

Despite steering the team into the Champions League final, the Carling Cup final and contesting the Barclays Premier League title to the last day, Grant and Chelsea parted company at the end of the 2007/08 season.

In October 2009, Grant ireturned to Portsmouth as Director of football and was made manager the following month following the departure of Paul Hart.

Despite, the financial difficulties at Portsmouth with the club at the time in administration and a nine point deduction, Grant led Pompey to The FA Cup Final, where his side narrowly missed out to Chelsea.

He parted company with Portsmouth at the close of the 2009/10 season before joining West Ham.

He later managed Partizan Belgrade where he guided the club to the Serbian SuperLiga.

More recently he was appointed technical director at Thai Premier League club BEC Tero Sasana in Bangkok in September 2014 before his appointment with Ghana in November that same year.

Honours (9)
  • league-titles
    • Partizan Belgrade:
      • Serbian SuperLiga, (2012-05-20)
    • Maccabi Haifa:
      • Israeli Premier League, (2002-05-18)
      • Israeli Premier League, (2002-05-18)
      • Israeli Premier League, (2001-04-22)
    • Maccabi:
      • Israeli Premier League, (1994-05-07)
      • Israeli Premier League, (1992-05-30)
  • personal-awards
    • Chelsea:
      • UEFA Champions League Runners-Up, (2008-05-21)
      • Manager of the Month, Premier League, (2008-04-01)
  • domestic-trophies
    • Maccabi:
      • Israeli Cup Winners, (1994-05-14)
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