Ghana Soccer | League Sunday | England League | League Fantasy | Spain League | Italy League | Nigeria League | Germany League | Football | Soccer | Ghana Soccernet
unibank logo

Subscribe to our RSS FeedGhana Soccer | League Sunday | England League | League Fantasy | Spain League | Italy League | Nigeria League | Germany League | Football | Soccer | Ghana Soccernet

Tom Strand rejected juicy offers from Sweden to sign for Bechem United

Posted On Wednesday, 22nd January 2014
Bechem United coach Tom Strand

Bechem United coach Tom Strand

Tom Strand claims he rejected mouth-watering offers from his native Sweden to take up the coaching job at Bechem United.

The 32-year-old recently signed a two-year deal to manage the Ghana Premier League side.

He replaced Serbian Miroslav Bogdanovich who quit the side to join fellow Premier League side Aduana Stars.

Strand told Accra-based Radio XYZ that he turned down juicy offers from his native country to sign for the ambitious Ghanaian side.

“I have been to Ghana before but this time around it was on a different mission” he said.
“Before my appointment at Bechem I had a number of offers in my home country but I decided to come to Ghana just to accomplish a long cherished dream.

“My personal ambition is first of all test myself and prove myself as a Coach in these difficult conditions in Africa.
“Now I have a chance to prove a point with this club.

“I was offered a job in Sweden as well but I felt that this was a bigger challenge for me so I took it in order to toughen up as a Coach and as a personality.”

He will be in charge when United as host of King Faisal on the resumption of the Ghanaian top-tier on February 9.

Related Images

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Assemblyman says:

    What offers??apuuu!!Offers to be a P.E. Teacher at a primary school or what?Why would someone reject a juicy offer especially from his home country to join a club in a land fully of malaria parasite,if its not all because of money and opportunities.And above all a white guy!..Forget yourself and thank your new masters at Bechem!!

  2. joehance says:

    assemblyman , i wonder why people like u speak this way… how long do u know this coach ????? i have been watching this coach for a longtime. i know him at golden boot fc and also Tema Youth and now going and see how he has transform this club. instead of taking advantage of these coaches and learn from them so that when they are not here we can continued and used what we learn from them. Bechem the management has make a very good decision and wish the coach good luck





Click Here For All Latest football news.

Live Radio

http://ghanasoccernet.com/new/images/banners/onair.gif 

Live TV

http://ghanasoccernet.com/new/images/banners/onair.gif

RELATED NEWS

LATEST HEADLINES

Nemanja Matic: 'We spoke for one minute. I had no doubt in coming back' thumbnail

Nemanja Matic: 'We spoke for one minute. I had no doubt in coming back'

After reinventing himself as a physical defensive midfielder at Benfica, the Serb didn't think twice about returning to Chelsea
 Ghana FA postpones Bechem-Aduana Premier League clash thumbnail

Ghana FA postpones Bechem-Aduana Premier League clash

The Ghana Football Association has called off the match-day-27 fixture between Bechem and Aduana Stars earlier fixed for Thursday.
Match Report: AshGold SC 0-0 King Faisal thumbnail

Match Report: AshGold SC 0-0 King Faisal

Pressure is increasing on AshGold SC Bashir Hayford and Kodjo Fianoo to quit their roles at AshGold after they failed to beat King Faisal in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday.
Match Report: AshantiGold 0-0 King Faisal thumbnail

Match Report: AshantiGold 0-0 King Faisal

AshantiGold put up another insipid distal to draw 0-0 with King Faisal at home on Wednesday.
Match Report: Inter Allies 1-0 New Edubiase United thumbnail

Match Report: Inter Allies 1-0 New Edubiase United

Inter Allies' miraculous rise on the Ghana Premier League table continued as they summoned New Edubiase United to a 1-0 defeat on Wednesday afternoon.
German lower division side MSV Duisburg struggling to hold onto Ghanaian defender Phil Ofosu-Aryee thumbnail

German lower division side MSV Duisburg struggling to hold onto Ghanaian defender Phil Ofosu-Aryee

MSV Duisburg sporting director Ivica Grlic has stressed ‘it will hard to keep’ Ghanaian defender Phil Ofosu Aryee at the club as many clubs including Dutch side FC Twente Enschede queue up for him.
Loading...