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Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak set to appoint Kim Grant to two top positions

Published on: 16 October 2018
Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak set to appoint Kim Grant to two top positions
Kim Grant

Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak are set to appoint former international Kim Grant as their new Director of Football, understands.

The Accra-based side will also hand coaching responsibilities to the experienced gaffer who played football in the lower leagues of England while playing for Ghana.

The Phobians have already reached an agreement with Grant and it is understood that he has even penned a pre-contract agreement.

The agreement means apart from developing the strategy for the club to blossom, he will also been in charge of some coaching responsibilities.

This comes few days after CEO Mark Noonan revealed that they have reached an agreement with someone with deep knowledge of Ghana and African football.

Grant has coached clubs in Europe, Asia and Africa having worked with Ebusua Dwarfs in the past and currently leading Elmina Sharks also in the Ghanaian top-flight.

In 2016, he was appointed Technical & Sporting director of one of the big traditional professional clubs in Ghana, Cape Coast Ebusua Dwarfs FC to help them maintain their league status in the Ghana Premier League.

Having arrived when the club was last in the league table and at the end of the season he successfully achieve the objective and finished 9th at the end of the season and avoiding relegation.

With over 24 years in the professional football industry, a Former International & professional football player, made over 350 league & cup appearances, representing Ghana with 14 International caps.

He started my career with Charlton Athletic FC at 15, spent 9 years at the club. He went on to play for 18 professional football clubs in 12 countries.

Football has been a major part of his life spanning over 15 years as a professional player and over 8 years in professional football coaching, Sporting & Director management, and with 7 years as an elite talent scout.



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