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Sports News of Tuesday, 5 February 2019


Hearts of Oak beef up technical team

Accra Hearts of Oak have bolstered their technical team with the introduction of the Ben Hanson as a first-team coach.

The appointment which was made by the head coach, Kim Grant, who also appointed Eric Acquah, to take charge as the club’s physiotherapist.

According to the club’s tweeter account, the two were welcomed to the Phobian family and asked the club’s faithful to support them.

“Kim Grant has made two additions to his Technical Team with Ben Hanson coming in as first team coach and Eric Acquah as a physiotherapist. We welcome them to the Phobia family and call for support from all Phobians for these two professionals. #AHOSC” the tweet read.

Hanson is expected to replace Coach Seth Hoffman who was the assistant to Grant but took charge of the club following the departure of Coach Henry Wellington who was fired in June 2018.

Until Coach Grant was appointed in December 2018, Hoffman had been in charge of the club but the club sidestepped him to appoint the former Elmina Sharks director.

Upon assumption as the substantive coach, Kim Grant, stated that he was going to access his backroom staff and whoever feel behind the required standard would be axed.

Following that, Hoffman who was deputizing for Grant was shown the exit in January which was confirmed on the club’s twitter handle.

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