Ghana

FC Samartex name Annor Walker as new head coach

Annor Walker

Ghana Premier League newcomers, FC Samartex have appointed Annor Walker as the new head coach of the side ahead of the new season.

The veteran Ghanaian trainer signed a two-year deal with the Timber Ginats ahead of the 2022-2023 Ghana Premier League.

The Samreboi-based club secured qualification to the Premier League after winning Zone Two of the 2021/22 Division One League season.

Annor Walker, until his new role, was the head coach of Accra Great Olympics where he guided the team to 6th place in the 2021-2022 campaign and an improved 5th place in 2021-2022.

The license A holder also doubles as the Head Coach of Ghana’s Black Galaxies with which he led the team to beat Benin 4-0 in aggregate to set up the final qualifying round with Nigeria in the 2023 Championship of African Nations (CHAN).

Walker previously had stints with Nania, Heart of Lions and Berekum Chelsea where he won the FA Cup and Super Cup in 2011.

Meanwhile, former Hearts of Oak coach, Henry Wellington, who led the club to the top flight has left the club.

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