Confirmed: Ernest Thompson named AshantiGold SC head coach

Published on: 23 September 2021

Ghana Premier League side,ย AshantiGold Sporting Club have appointed Ernest Thompson Quartey as the new head coach ahead of the 2021/22 football season.

The experienced gaffer replaces Thomas Duah for the new campaign.

A statement from AshantiGold reads, โ€œ๐€๐ฌ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐†๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐’๐‚ are delighted to announce ๐—๐—๐–บ๐— an agreement has been reached with ๐„๐ซ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ก๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ๐๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ž๐ฒ ๐—๐—ˆ become the clubโ€™s new head coach.โ€

The Miners have never had a substantive head coach since Frenchman Romain Folz left the team last season.

Thomas Duah led the club on an interim basis and guided the team to the MTN FA Cup finals last season, losing to Hearts of Oak on penalty shootouts.

Ernest Thompson joined the Miners after leavingย Ebusua Dwarfs.