Coach Mas-ud Didi Draman arrives in Ghana on Monday night with a huge responsibility of transforming the dwindling fortunes of champions Asante Kotoko.
The Uefa licence A coach guided the Black Maidens to win a historic bronze at the Fifa Under-17 Women’s world championship held in Azebaijan.
The arrival of Draman will prove a source of joy for the club as they have struggled in his absence.
The Porcupine Warriors have stuttered in their opening two games and lie 9th on the Premier League table.
Their fans are growing apprehensive over their failure to spark with their ambitions of defending their crown in danger.
But the arrival of the master tactician could prove consequential in their bid to turn around their dsiappinting start to the season.
Stand-in trainer Henry Wellinggton has been hugely criticized while the management team of the club have also come in for lots of flak.
The decision to sell exciting right back Yaw Frimpong to Congolese giants TP Mazembe has drawn wild public criticism as he is seen as one of the finest talent in the Kotoko set-up.
Draman will need to hit the ground running and he admits the task won’t be easy.
“I drew up a programme for the team before I left for the world cup and so I want to believe they followed it to the latter,” Draman said
“But nevertheless let us wait and see how it goes when we arrive.”
Draman’s first game will be against Heart of Lions at home on Sunday October 21.