Sports News of Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Kotoko legend, Sarfo Gyamfi says he will welcome the appointment of former Accra Hearts of Oak coach, David Duncan.
He has however warned that the coach must be “spiritually strong” if he is to take over Kotoko.
Coach Mas’ud Didi Dramani has come under intense pressure following the side’s difficult start to the season, culminating in Management asking him to proceed on leave with effect from today, February 17, 2015.
The side’s 1-0 defeat to rivals Hearts of Oak coupled with some defeats in the early stages of the league has kept the heat on him.
Asempa Sports revealed last week that there are plans to replace the former Ghana female Under-17 coach with a coach from their bitterest rivals.
Reaction to the proposal has been mixed, with some fans set against the appointment of the man who was kicked out of his previous job as coach of the Phobians for non-performance.
The former Kotoko star, however, expects him to succeed if he is officially appointed as the new coach of the Kumasi-based club, but warns his spiritual background must be strong. He also called on the teeming supporters of the club to pray for the club.
“If they should bring Duncan, he will get my support as well as the Kotoko fans because he is a good coach, but he will not have it easy if he doesn’t have a strong spiritual backing from his side and the fans of Kotoko,” he told Asempa sports.
The supporters want a change because things are not working properly, and there is no turning back in ensuring Dramani is replaced as they aim to do well in this year’s CAF Champions League.
Duncan’s potential move to Kotoko is imminent with top officials expected to hold further discussions before his appointment.