Former Accra Hearts of Oak play maker?Mohammed Polo has been appointed coach of Hearts of Oak, according to sources within the club.
The hard talking technical director?has been handed a ?six months contract by the club?s board and will be outdoored on Friday at the club’s secretariat.
Polo will be succeeding David Duncan whose acrimonious dismissal remains an issue with the club?s fans.
The board headed by Togbe Afede XIV have however decided to finally let the ex AshantiGold trainer go despite intense pressure from supporters to have Duncan restored.
Polo has now been handed the reins with a set target of overtaking rivals Asante Kotoko in the Ghana Premier League.
He will however e offered an extension if he manages to stay second with a closed gap on the current leaders.
The club will soon be making the appointment official.
Polo is a Ghana legend haven helped the Black Stars to Africa Cup of Nations success in 1978.
Ebusua Dwarfs coach Prof. J.K Mintah and ex Ghana international Joe Addo were all linked to the Hearts job.