By John Kwesi Arthur
Football writer kick442.com-Ghana
The Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak Kosta Papic has resigned from his duties barely three months after his appointment.
Papic tendered in his resignation letter to the club’s board following a crunch meeting on Monday February 15, 2021.
The 60-year-old Serbian was appointed in November 2020 to replace the then head coach Edward Nii Odum.
Papic guided the Rainbow club in 10 matches in the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier league where he won four, drew three and lost three.
According to him the influence from the management in player selection was the reason for his exit.
“The influence from the management and board in player selection will make every professional coach uncomfortable at Hearts of Oak,” Papic told Accra-based radio station Angel FM”
His assistant, Joseph Asare Bediako also resigned from his post last week citing personal reasons.
In the heat of that, the goalkeepers trainer Ben Owu has also tendered in his resignation.
Owu cited personal reasons for his resignation but reports has it that the former Ghana goalkeeper is unhappy about the exit of Papic.
Owu joined the Hearts of Oak in December 2019 from Ashanti Gold SC after his four years spell with the Miners came to an end.
He has rich experience on the local scene having been goalkeepers’ coach for Sekondi Hasaacas, Medeama SC and King Faisal Babes.
Information available to kick442.com is that, former Black Stars winger Yaw Prekoh has been targeted as Papic’s replacement.
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