Rene Hiddink: Hearts of Oak new technical director meets players for first time

Hearts of Oak new technical director, Rene Hiddink, made his first appearance at the Pobiman Training Sports Complex on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, to meet the players on the opening day of pre-season.

The former Dutch footballer’s arrival comes after his recent appointment, together with Sebastian Barnes as the head of scouts, on Sunday, July 31.

A video shared on the club’s official YouTube channel captured the moment Hiddink warmly greeted the players, shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries with them. His presence brought an air of excitement and anticipation among both the players and the fans.

The club also announced other key appointments to strengthen the team’s support staff.

Jerry Adjei Asare will take charge as the new goalkeeper’s trainer, while Carlos Klu will be serving as the welfare officer, ensuring the players’ well-being and overall morale.

Mercy Tagoe has been appointed as the head of the female team, further highlighting Hearts of Oak’s commitment to promoting women’s football.

The players who reported for the first day of pre-season training included notable names such as Eric Esso, Enoch Asubonteng, Kojo Obeng Junior, Richard Attah, Hamza Issah, Richmond Ayi, and Issah Kuka, among others.

They were guided through their drills and fitness exercises by fitness coach Jordan Daitey, who will play a crucial role in preparing the players for the upcoming season.

See the video below:


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