Having failed to make the Fifa World Cup as player, former Ghana international Laryea Kingston has set sights on not just being at the tournament as a coach, but going on to win the ultimate.
“In my coaching career, I want to graduate like the way I graduated through the various national teams," Kingston said, as reported by Ghanaweb.
"In my playing days, I played for the national under-15, 17, 20, the Olympic team and then the Black Stars.
"So that’s the same way I want to graduate through the ranks.
"In the next two years, I see myself coaching one of the top four clubs in the country and then one of the national teams,” the 37-year-old said.
"I did a lot for the Black Stars, worked very hard for the team but I did not go to the World Cup, but I have the confidence that one day, I will win the World Cup for this country.
"I keep saying it that I will win it for Ghana and I believe I will do it one day."
At club level, he played for Libyan side Al-Ittihad Tripoli, Maccabi Ahi Nazareth, Hapoel Tel Aviv and Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Israel as well as Russian clubs Krylia Sovetov, Terek Grozny and Lokomotiv Moscow.
He was also on the books of Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem, Hearts of Midlothian in Scotland and local sides Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics.