Milovan Rajevac was sacked as the Ghana national coach after a disastrous showing at the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Black Stars exited the tournament having not won a single game in the group stage, the first time in the nation’s history, and Rajevac suffered the consequences.
In the end the Sports Ministry of the African Nation had to intervene after Ghana’s dismal performance at the tournament and they directed the federation to give the Serbian the sack.
Now Under-23s Aston Villa coach Boateng has emerged as a candidate for the job after impressing in his stint in the Midlands.
It is believed that members occupying the highest positions in Ghana’s government are pushing for him to take the job.
Boateng first joined Aston Villa as the Under-18s head coach in the summer of 2019 and was promoted to the Under-23s a year later.
Ghana have World Cup qualifiers scheduled to take place in March and as it is this is the final stage for the qualification for the World Cup in 2022, they will be eager to bring in the best man for the job.