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EXCLUSIVE: AshantiGold SC to appoint Turkish trainer Kasim Gökyildiz as new head coach

Published on: 28 December 2019

Turkish trainer Kasim Gökylidiz has arrived in the country ahead of his appointment as the new head coach of AshantiGold SC, can exclusively report.

Gökyildiz will be replacing Brazilian coach Ricardo da Rocha who parted ways with the Miners on Friday.

The 54-year-old is a UEFA License A holder and is eligible to lead any side in the Ghanaian top-flight as per the regulations of the Club Licensing.

Gökyildiz has handled German clubs like DFB-Stützpunkt, VfL 1907 Neustadt, Turk Speyer, TSG Pfeddersheim and TV Kallstadt between 1999 and 2009.

He has also been youth coach of Turkish side Cukurova Belediyespor from 2016 to 2017.

Gökyildiz's last team he coached was Adana Kiremithanespor in the Turkish amateur leagues.

The former Adana Dermirspor youth coach has already arrived in Obuasi as he watched his new team's training at the Len Clay stadium on Friday.

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