Ghana Premier League side Medeama SC have appointed former Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Great Olympics and Free State Stars coach David Duncan as their new head coach, replacing Umar Abdul Rabi at the club.
The former Black Meteors coach has signed a one year deal with the option to extend for a further one year at the end of the 2022/23 season.
A club statement said, “Medeama SC is delighted to announce the appointment of David Duncan as first team head coach until August 2023, with an option to extend for a further year”.
Club president Moses Armah said: “We are delighted that David has joined us for a year and hopefully we can enjoy further years of success with him. He is a top-notch coach, who has an eye for youth development as well and that excites us.
“We are happy with his vision for the club, his drive and determination to achieve success for the team. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration with him to put the club at the apex of Ghanaian and African football.
“We wish him well as he focuses on turning Medeama into domestic champions in the not too distant future.”
David Duncan expressed excitement about the move and said: “It’s a great privilege and honour, equally excited by the challenge ahead. I am aware of the history of this great club and the passion of the fans. I am determined to develop a team capable of delivering success in Tarkwa.
“The club can be assured of my unflinching commitment, passion and loyalty as I take this huge challenge. It’s exciting to return to the Ghana Premier League after a long absence. I am looking forward to working with the group and the entire football ecosystem at the club.”
Duncan’s last job in the Premier League was with Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the 2015/16 season.