Former Black Stars Striker, Kim Grant has been appointed as the new head coach of Glorious Accra Hearts of Oak and in his task is stipulated the need to beat rivals Asante Kotoko.
Grant now becomes the Phobians’ third coach this year after Frank Nuttal and Henry Wellington but sixth manager in four years. He has readily accepted the big task of altering the current misfortunes of the club.
““I understand the expectations at a Club like Hearts and am ready to get to work. Under my leadership, we will bring back the ‘Never Say Die’ spirit”,” he said.
“My sincere thanks go out to the Club’s esteemed leaders for having the faith and confidence in me to return the Club to its position at the pinnacle of African football,” Grant said.
“I ask all True Phobians to fully embrace and support this exciting new chapter. Together, we will rise again,” Grant concluded.
Kim Grant has previously had some stint in the local league after working as Technical Director of Ebusua Dwarfs and together with Brazilian coach Ricardo Da Rocha led the crabs to a fourth place finish two seasons ago.
The 46-year-old has also worked with Elimina Sharks and Sea Lions, holds a Uefa A Pro coaching license. He will succeed interim coach Seth Hoffman on December 1.
He boasts of 14 international appearances and one goal for Ghana.