- Mr. Grant’s departure comes on the heels of a dismal opening day performance from his team that ...
Ghana Premier League club, Accra Hearts of Oak, have parted ways with First Team Head Coach and Director of Football Operations, Mr. Kim Grant.
Mr. Grant’s out of the blue departure from the club was contained in a terse tweet on Twitter by the club’s official Twitter handle.
According to the tweet, the duties of the head coach have with immediate effect been turned over to Mr. Edward Nii Odoom, his assistant.
Accra Hearts of Oak and Director of Football Kim Grant have parted ways. Edward Nii Odoom takes over with immediate effect as the head coach. The club would like to ask for continuous support for Coach Odoom and we wish Coach Grant the very best in his future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/XmuTF8EQML— Phobians (@HeartsOfOakGH) December 31, 2019
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The club’s management appealed for continuous support from the fans for the Mr. Odoom while wishing Mr. Grant the very best of luck in his next endeavors.
Mr. Grant’s departure comes on the heels of a dismal opening day performance from his team that saw them lose by a lone goal to Berekum Chelsea at home.
The defeat saw several fans lay wait at one of the stadium’s exit for the Coach.
Accra Hearts of Oak fans wait to express their disappoint to the coach followin their team's lone goal loss to B. Chelsea at home.
Mr. Grant’s career extends to 18 clubs across Europe, Africa, Asia, and includes work with notable sports personalities such as Roy Hodgson and Sam Allardyce.
Prior to joining Hearts of Oak in November of 2018, he worked locally as the Technical Director of Elmina Sharks, Sea Lions FC, and Elmina Sharks Academy Head Coach.
He has successfully completed all his UEFA Pro ‘A’ Level coaching requirements through the English FA, pending practical observation by the FA.
Meanwhile, according to several reports, Mr. Grant has said he won’t fault the players for the defeat and that he was not given enough time to work with the players.
The Ghana Premier League resumed this past Sunday following a long break in the wake of corruption allegations against its former Chairman, Mr. Kwasi Nyantakyi.