Tag Archives: Hearts of Oak

Yatsuhashi trains with Hearts players for the first time

Yatsuhashi (in black) with the Hearts players (Image credit: Accra Hearts of Oak)

New Hearts of Oak coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi oversaw his first training session with the team today after being unveiled as the head on Wednesday. The Japanese-American coach agreed a two-year deal with the team and he began his duties with a fitness session in Accra. The session featured majority of the team’s players including captain Robin Gnagne, Joseph Owusu Bempah, ...

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I want to win the league and FA Cup for Hearts- Kenichi Yatsuhashi

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New Hearts of Oak coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi says he wants to win the league and MTN FA Cup in his first season with the club. The Japanese-American coach was unveiled by the club on Wednesday after he agreed a two-year deal with the team’s management. Hearts finished 13th last season in the First Capital Plus Premier League and were eliminated ...

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“My work will speak for itself”- New Hearts coach Yatsuhashi

Phobian Choice: Kenichi Yatsuhashi

New head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak, Kenishi Yatsuhashi, says his worth will be seen in his work with the club in the coming season. Yatsuhashi has been speaking with the club over his appointment and today, he was in a meeting with the club’s board to finalise the deal to take over the team. Even though his unveiling ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Hearts go Oriental, Frigid Manchester and Morose Mourinho

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It’s another Monday and Citi Sports’ editor Nathan Quao puts out his thoughts on some of the weekend’s sporting headlines. Today, he looks quizzically at Hearts of Oak and their potential appointment of a Japanese coach, the Manchester Derby that never really took off and Jose Mourinho’s continuing problems. It’s QUAO’s Monday Moanings. Hearts go Oriental? I have asked myself ...

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Yatsuhashi set for Hearts talks

Phobian Choice: Kenichi Yatsuhashi

Citi Sports sources can confirm that Japanese coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi is in Ghana to finish negotiations with Accra Hearts of Oak and take over the club’s head coaching role. Yatsuhashi touched down in Accra on Saturday and it is expected that he will hold talks with the Phobians. The Japanese coach worked with ASA College in the United States of America. ...

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Appeals Committee upholds Kotoko appeal against DC decision

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The GFA Appeals Committee has upheld the appeal filed by Asante Kotoko which sought to overturn the decision of the Disciplinary Committee dated 1st September, 2015. Asante Kotoko appealed against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee which ruled that the Elite Clubs Competition matches were not official matches and therefore the player could not have served his suspension by sitting ...

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“Where is our prize money?”- Hearts of Oak ask league sponsor

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Accra Hearts of Oak have demanded some financial reward due them from the local league’s sponsor, First Capital Plus Bank. The Phobians say they have not been paid prize money for finishing third in the 2013/2014 First Capital Plus Premier League and they are displeased about the development. According to clauses stated in the agreement between the sponsor and the ...

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MTN FA Cup: Gnagne, Bonney, Saka for MVP

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Players who excelled in the 2014/15 edition of the MTN FA Cup Competition will be rewarded at the 5th Awards ceremony on Friday September 25. The event to be held at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra will award deserving players and some officials from the clubs that took part in the competition. Below are the nominations ...

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Frank Nelson: Vanli Can Has Helped Hearts Improve

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Board member of Accra Hearts of Oak, Frank Nelson believes the club have benefited from hiring Can Vanli after Hearts parted ways with Herbert Addo midway through the season. Hearts placed 4th on the league table after the 2014/15 season after they survived a scare of having lasted a majority of the campaign in the lower half of the table ...

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Hearts play Berekum Chelsea at home

Hearts of Oak celebrating goal. During the First Capital Plus Ghana Premier League ( © CM IMAGES GH / Christian Thompson )

Accra Hearts of Oak will host Berekum Chelsea on match day 29 of the First Capital Plus Bank Premier on Sunday 6th September, 2015, a game that happened to be the last home game for the Phobians in the ongoing season. The Phobians succumbed to a 4-2 defeat to Berekum Chelsea in the first round fixture of the First Capital ...

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