Michael Osei will be named the substantive coach of Kotoko once the exit of David Duncan is finalised, GHANAsoccernet.com can reveal.
Osei, an ex-Kotoko star, is hugely touted as the ‘natural’ replacement for the departing Duncan.
Duncan has endured a frustrating full season at the club, leading to the decision to suspend him ‘indefinitely’ following the side’s unflattering Premier League campaign.
Drama unfolded in Kumasi on Tuesday after players swerved Duncan to train under Michael Osei at the Baba Yara stadium.
The move appears to nail the last coffin for the ex-Hearts coach, who is fighting his suspension from the club.
Osei is seen as a through-and-through Kotoko man, having served the club diligently during his playing days.
He has been tipped by football watchers to take over the mantle in a substantive capacity amid growing believe he’s the right man to stem their downward spiral.
It may appear like a stab in the back for Duncan, who will feels he’s being used as a scapegoat for the side’s poor form this term.