Kenichi Yatsuhashi to remain as head coach

Hearts of Oak have confirmed Kenichi Yatsuhashi will remain as head coach of the club after rumours of his sacking.

Media reports suggested the American-Japanese trainer had received verbal confimation on Thursday that his services were no longer needed at the Accra based club after falling out with members of the management of the club.


Pulse Sports exclusively revealed that no such decision had been made and the board were scheduled to have a meeting to discuss the future of Kenichi Yatsuhashi.

Hearts of Oak confirmed their manager will be staying in the late hours of Thursday after a lengthy meeting with the club’s official website tweeting:

"KEN you believe it?

"The King KEN’t LEAVE!

"The King KENi STAY!"

Sack reports concerning the future of Kenichi Yatsuhashi at Hearts of Oak emerged due to reports of several disputes with the management of the club and alleged disdain for authority.

The management of the club were also reported not happy with their manager discussing internal club issues on social media and his unwillingness to cooperate with certain decisions.

Kenichi started his football life at Accra Hearts of Oak with some good football that enticed fans of the Ghana Premier League club. His team after 15 games in the first round of Ghana’s top flight are 4th with 25 points. Hearts of Oak have the best away record in the league but have struggled to replicate their away performances at home.


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