Ghana premier league club, Hearts of Oak have now settled on a Dutch trainer to fill the vacant position of the head coach role.
The Phobians have been frustrated in the past weeks in their search for a new coach following the exit of Serbian trainer, Slavko Matic.
The record Ghana FA Cup holders were on the verge of landing Nigerian coach, Paul Aigbogun but the deal fell on the rocks at the eleventh hour.
The news of Tunisia coach, Khalil Abid joining the 2000 CAF Champions League winners has now fizzled into thin air with the Phobians now pushed to look for a new coach.
Exclusive report reaching Africa-foot.com indicates that, Hearts of Oak have settled on Dutch tactician, Martin Koopman as head coach of the club.
The 67-year-old is a former Netherlands defender who played for Go Ahead Eagles, FC Twente and Cambuur.
He is is expected to land in Ghana on Tuesday, August 15 to finalize a deal to lead the club for next season’s domestic campaign which starts in September.
The report says, Martin Koopman was recommended by Technical Director of the club, Rene Hiddink who is a former Dutch international.
His managerial career has seen work as youth team and assistant coaches at his former club, Go Ahead Eagles and Cambuur.
His other works include stints at FC Groningen, FC Den Bosch, Veendam, AS Vita Club, Saudi Arabia, Shenyang Ginde, Roda JC, Al Nassr, RKC Waalwijk, Aruba and lastly Maldives, all as an assistant coach.