Former Accra Hearts of Oak winger Bernard Don Bortey has returned to the club as youth development Coach for the U-14’s, effective today, a statement announced.
The statement read: “The Board of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club PLC has appointed former player and club legend, Bernard Dong Bortey, as the Club’s Under-14 youth development coach effective today, Wednesday, 2nd November, 2022.
“His appointment forms part of the Club’s restructuring program and renewed focus on youth development.
“As part of Dong Bortey’s responsibilities, he will assist Coach Samuel Ni Noi at the Under-18 level while building the foundational modules to revamp the Under-14 team. Both coaches will work closely under head Coach, Slavko Matic.
“Bortey holds a GFA National “D” Coaching License. He previously coached at Wa Yasin FC and Techiman Gold Stars. He was selected from a list of applicants who were vetted for the position.
“We take this opportunity to call upon all Phobians to accord him the necessary support and encouragement,” the statement ended.
Don Bortey in his hay days played for Hearts of Oak for nearly a decade (2001-2010). He won four Ghana Premier League titles and the CAF Confederations Cup with the club.