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Sports News of Tuesday, 29 March 2016


Revealed: Kotoko hold secret talks with Medeama coach

Kotoko have spoken to Medeama coach Tom Marcus Strand about becoming the club's new coach, can exclusively reveal.

Top officials of the Porcupine Warriors have been in Tarkwa to hold secret talks with the 33-year-old.

The record Ghanaian league title holders are unconvinced about the future of current coach David Duncan.

Duncan has come under mounting pressure to quit following the side's unflattering Premier League campaign.

Kotoko struggled to edge past third-tier side SK Shion in the MTN FA Cup preliminary round on Sunday to heap more pressure on the former Hearts coach. can reveal the former Ashantigold coach will be sacked if results do not improve in the coming days.

The club has initiated talks with Tom Strand, who appears to be angling for a move way from Medeama.

The Swedish trainer appears to have reached his elastic limit after his poor player selection conspired to crush his team out of the FA Cup -losing to Liberty Professionals on penalties.

The Reds have held talks with the young European tactician with a view of luring him to Kumasi.

Strand remains convinced, however, that the role in Ghana's second largest city is right for him, close associates have told Ghana's leading football website,

Kotoko are ready to break the bank to bring Strand to Kumasi with his reputation soaring after winning both the FA and Super Cup last season.

Officials of the two-time African champions are ready to buy him out of contract with Strand believed to be interested in the mouth-watering offer.