The administration of Kumasi Asante Kotoko are confronted with searching for another lead trainer following the renunciation of their lead trainer, Prosper Narteh Ogum.
Ogum is said to have surrendered after a crunch meeting with the club’s administration and the Technical Committee of the Board of Directors in Kumasi on Wednesday, July 20.
Ogum’s unexpected renunciation came only 10 months after his arrangement having driven Kotoko to win a record-broadening 24th Ghana Premier League title.
Realistic Online reports that the Coach’s choice to singularly stop his job after just a single season profoundly shocked both the club’s administration individuals and the board following a conflict over the enrollment of players for the impending season.
An authority of Kotoko rejected that the mentor ended his GH¢26,500-a-month contract over compensation back payments and different states of administration.
An associate mentor of the locally situated senior public group, Black Galaxies, 44-year-old Ogum was Kotoko’s thirteenth meaningful mentor somewhat recently.
Insiders uncovered to the Daily Graphic that the gathering was called to survey the club’s exhibition and furthermore talk about issues including player enrollment, the young groups and their impending effort in the CAF Champions League.
Notwithstanding, there was a conflict over a solicitation to select 17 new players and sack 10 over horrible showing, which purportedly steamed the mentor who hence ventured down as top of the specialized group.
“During the gathering with the board to examine his report to the administration, there was a conflict over his solicitation to sack 10 players and select 17 new players, including four focus backs.
“It was exactly when a few individuals from the board scrutinized the support of a portion of his demands that Coach Prosper Ogum said he had a two-year agreement however needed to continue on with his own personal business, so the club should search for another mentor,” made sense of Emmanuel Newton Dasoberi, the Administration and Operations Manager of Kotoko.
At the gathering, a few board and the executives individuals supposedly scrutinized the reasonability in utilizing 17 new players when he requested the enrollment of a comparable number of players when he joined Kotoko from West African Football Academy (WAFA) toward the start of the time.
The Daily Graphic has discovered that some board individuals are wanting to meet Coach Ogum before long to work him out of his renunciation after bombed endeavors at the previous gathering to inspire him to revoke his choice.
“The mentor has not officially kept in touch with the club about his acquiescence, yet in any event, when a few individuals attempted to convince him to alter his perspective, his reaction was that his choice was conclusive,” Mr Dasoberi told the Daily Graphic.
Mentor Ogum – – a teacher at the Physical Education and Recreation Department of the University of Cape Coast – – didn’t return calls by the Daily Graphic for his side of the story.