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Ex-Ghana and Hearts player, Ablade Morgan talks coaching ambitions, controversy with coach Sanzio Banner and more

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Ex-Black Stars and Hearts of Oak player, Ablade Morgan talks coaching while revealing his best and worst moments during his stay in Hearts colors.

The attacking midfielder joined Hearts on loan from Liberty Professionals before making the move permanent after scoring nine times in fifteen (15) appearances.

On his coaching aspirations, “I haven’t started my coaching course, mostly due to the recent Anas/ Normalisation Committee issues, but now things are being put in place so very soon we’ll start”.

“For now, I and a few others are just learning from coach Dauda Lutherodt and Sampson Lamptey”.

We are not in a rush because we believe it’s all about time. At some point, the old coaches will fade out of the system just like in Europe where Frank Lampard played actively but now coaching”.

He further revealed that the late Herbert Addo remains his favorite coach whiles playing for the rainbow club.

According to him, his lowest moments in Hearts Jersey came up against AshantiGold and Asante Kotoko.

Having missed his side’s fifth penalty in a 5-4 penalty shootout loss to Obuasi AshantiGold in the FA cup, the midfielder revealed he was confined to his for two days in a bid to avoid public backlash from fans.

He opened up about his suspension from Hearts team after former head coach, Sanzio Banner accused him of celebrating during a loss to bitter rivals, Asante Kotoko.

“Hearts of oak against Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium, I was even on the bench so we were warming up behind one of the goalposts. Coach Sanzio Banner accused me of jubilating after Kotoko has scored a goal”.

“This actually led to my suspension from the team until I had to go on radio to apologize before being reinstated back. It remains one of my unforgettable moments playing for the club”, Morgan added.

Ablade Morgan now 39, a product of Afienya United made this revelation in an interaction with a Hearts of Oak fan group (Hearts of Oak 1911).

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