Hearts Set To Revive Youth Side As Head Coach Duncan Holds Training Session For Trialists

Posted On Wednesday, 7th August 2013

David Duncan addressing young trialists

David Duncan addressing young trialists

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak are set to rebuild their youth sector as head coach David Duncan has held justify-your-inclusion training sessions for youngsters in Accra. 

Hundreds of youngsters from across Ghana stormed the PRESEC School Football Grounds, at Legon, where the training sessions were held for the youngsters.

David Duncan and officials watch the youngsters train at the Ajax Park in Legon

David Duncan and officials watch the youngsters train at the Ajax Park in Legon

The former African Champions want to rebuild their feeder club which has produced big Ghanaian talents like Ishmael Addo, Sammy Adjei, Shamo Quaye and recently Oleenu Ashitey – who was a revelation for the club last season.

Duncan, the first team coach is expected to screen the players and select gifted players to be groomed and eventually introduced into their senior team squad.

MD Neil Armstrong at the grounds

MD Neil Armstrong at the grounds

The new Hearts leadership have drawn rebuilding and restructuring plans with Neil Armstrong, the new Managing Director, who is also a FIFA and CAF Marketing Agent bringing new ideas on board.

Assistant Ben Adjei takes notes

Assistant Ben Adjei takes notes

Auroras – mainly composed of U20 players, finished in a disappointing lower place in the Ghanaian Reserves League last season.

David Duncan with a youngster

David Duncan with a youngster

Hopeful youngsters

Hopeful youngsters

Credit to Dada Oliseh of Hearts News for Photographs.

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