Dr. Ogum to Hearts : Hearts of Oak have contacted former Asante Kotoko head coach Dr. Prosper Narteh Ogum to succeed Samuel Boadu as the new technical head of the team, Ghana Sports Market can confidently report.
Boadu was fired on September 27th , two days after the Phobians drew 1-1 in a betPawa Ghana Premier League match against rivals Asante Kotoko in Kumasi.
Ogum , who won the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League title with Kotoko , is one of the top ranking coaches on the head coach shortlist of the champions of Ghana of last two seasons.
The coach shortlist also includes Annor Walker the current Black Galaxies and Ghana Premier League newcomers FC Samartex. The respected Ghanaian coach is Hearts of Oak’s first choice for the head coach job but Hearts would have to deal with the Premier League newcomers first if they are to get the experienced trainer to lead them to Africa.
Walker , who is yet to return from the 2023 CHAN draw in Algeria , picked some memorable results against the Phobians during his impressive tenure at Great Olympics and his connection with a number of Hearts of Oak players at the Black Galaxies is something Togbe Afede and his board would love to recreate at the club level.
Sources have told Ghana Sports Market that Ogum is now the most likely top class coach available in the country that Hearts of Oak are considering. Indeed the Premier League winner has been contacted by some Hearts of Oak top brass but he is yet to decide.
Meanwhile the Phobians have appointed David Dickson Ocloo as new assistant coach. Ocloo was one of the assistant coaches to Dr. Ogum at Asante Kotoko during the 2021/22 season.
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