Hopeless! Papic reveals reasons for quitting Hearts
The Phobians have been on a downward spiral - picking just two points and scoring once in their last four games.
Coach Kosta Papic has no hope current situations at Hearts of Oak were going to change hence his decision to jump the ship by tendering his resignation letter on Monday, the club has confirmed.
The experienced Serb has left the Phobians’ job just 77 days into his second tenure.
Papic replaced Edward Odoom on December 1, 2020 and guided Hearts to four wins, three drawn games and defeats in the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League.
Recently, they have been on a downward spiral – picking just two points and scoring once in their last four games.
His resignation came amid speculation in the last few days he was not happy with attempts by board and management members to influence team selection.
Other reports claim Papic has been offered a more lucrative offer with a Tanzanian club and is quitting Hearts of Oak to take that job.
In a press statement signed by the club’s Communications Director, Kwame Opare Addo, Hearts of Oak revealed details of Papic’s resignation.
In his letter to the club, the former eSwatini coach stated:
“My reasons are partly personal. And also the fact that I’m not getting the desired and needed results and I have no hope that it’s going to change”.
Hearts also confirmed goalkeepers’ trainer, Ben Owu, has also left the club.
The club’s U-15 coach, Samuel Nii Noi takes charge in the interim until a new head coach is appointed.
Hearts of Oak SC parts company with Kostadin Papic, Ben Owu