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Sports News of Thursday, 26 December 2019

Source: Ghana Soccernet

AshantiGold SC part company with head coach Ricardo da Rocha


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AshantiGold SC have parted company with their head coach Ricardo da Rocha by mutual termination, GHANAsoccernet.com can disclose

The Miners had no option than to let go of the Brazilian trainer with only four days to the start of the new season as he can't be at the bench to direct affairs.

The Club Licensing regulations state that a coach can lead a top-flight side in the Ghana if he possesses a CAF Licence A or it's equivalent.

The former Ebusua Dwarfs coach does not have the requisite certificate making him ineligible to lead the Gold and Black outfit in the new season leading to a mutual cancellation of his contract with the club.

Assistant coach Yakubu Sheriff Mambo is expected to lead AshantiGold SC on Sunday in their Ghana Premier League opener against Great Olympics.

GHANAsoccernet.com understands a new coach will be arriving in the country in the coming days to take charge of the four-time league champions.

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