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Under-fire Mohammed Polo angrily quits Hearts, but board chairman rejects

Published on: 05 February 2014
Mohammed Polo is reported to have resigned from Hearts

By Patrick Akoto

Under-fire Hearts coach Mohammed Polo has reportedly resigned from the club, moment after seeing his side battered 3-0 at home by All Stars, can reveal. 

The beleaguered trainer is reported to have informed Board chairman Togbe Afede  about his decision to exit the club due to incessant pressure but he rejected instantly, understands.

The former Ghana international feels he’s being sabotaged from transforming  the side and hence wants to jump the ship before he is pushed out.

Polo admitted on national television that the club was in crisis but remained adamant about resigning from the club.

He claimed he has received numerous death threat on his phone from angry Hearts fans who have been unimpressed with his performance since he took over from dismissed David Duncan.

The iconic Hearts figure will make his decision official to Board chairman Togbe Afede despite the initial rejection of his verbal resignation.

Hearts have endured a topsy turvy campaign in the Ghanaian top-flight and Wednesday’s heavy defeat to All Stars has seems to have broken the camels’ back.

Officials have remained tight-lipped on the issue as they try to talk him out of calling it quit.


  • roberto says:
    February 06, 2014 01:36 am
    He thought being on the field and coaching is the same as opening your mouth at the radio station ,go and ask opeele boateng best talking coach but poor on the field
  • maka says:
    February 06, 2014 01:45 am
    ....i guess the foolish board that sacked a competent coach for nothing are biting their nails now! this shouldn't be a problem, nyaho tamakloe and co should just take over polo's role and guide the team to success! fools! the club hasn't seen anything yet ----cos relegation zone awaits! idiots for board members!
  • goodman says:
    February 06, 2014 03:32 am
    It's crazy bring Duncan back
  • Cofie says:
    February 05, 2014 09:46 pm
    You think coaching is as easy as sitting on radio and making mouth? Where are you now trying to run to?