Sierra Leone caretaker coach Tetteh pictured agrees to take a job in Tanzania
Sierra Leone caretaker coach, Sellas Tetteh has agreed to take over and signed a bumper coaching deal in Tanzania, according to several reports.
Football Sierra Leone understands the former Liberty Professionals coach is already in Dares Salam to end talks with the Tanzanian FA in a deal that could make him the highest paid in the country.
However, Ghanaian publications claimed there is an agreement for Tetteh to take the reins at Simba SC a local club in Tanzania instead of the Tanzania national side.
Simba SC is one of the two biggest football clubs in Tanzania, their arch-rivals being the Young Africans.
The Ghanaian who recently guided Sierra Leone men’s squad to a two straight victory in the ongoing 2017 African Nations Cup a qualifiers defeating Gabon and Sudan 1-0 respectively is expected to sign a two-year deal.
Sierra Leone will qualify for the 2017 African Cup of Nations after 20 years if they defeat Ivory Coast in first week September.
His initial loan deal expired last October after Leone Stars were eliminated in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers by Chad.
The 59-year-old was the architect when Ghana won the 2009 Under-20 World Cup. He was appointed as caretaker coach in Sierra Leone in August 2015.
In Match 2016 the former Rwanda boss left his position as Ghana under-20 manager in order to continue as Sierra Leone caretaker manager.
On 6 September 2011, Tetteh who resigned as Rwanda’s manager was back in charge of Ghana U20 at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.