Accra Lions FC new Sporting Director Rainer Kraft has started work and ready to give the Division One League a boost ahead of the start of the new season.

”I was really proud [to join Accra Lions FC] because I heard a lot about Ghanaian football in Europe. Ghanaian football is very famous in Europe and I was proud they asked me to be part of this great project in Accra,” Kraft told Joy Sports in an interview.

The 57-year-old German national holds a UEFA Pro Coaching Licence.

Kraft had previous engagements with German Bundesliga sides VfB Stuttgart, Schalke 04 and VfL Wolfsburg in various technical positions.