Great Olympics coach Tom Strand facing Interpol arrest



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The Pretoria police in South Africa through the international criminal police organization has issued a warrant for for the arrest of Accra Great Olympics coach Tom Marcus Strand.

The police in South Africa city of Pretoria are still investigating the circumstances that led to the disappearance of the Swede trainer from the country boarders.

In May 2016, then with Medeama, Strand absconded from the team hotel camp and flew out of the country after a CAF Confederation Cup game against Mamelodi Sundowns.

The 36-year-old was alleged to have been involved in a post-match physical bust-up with his assistant after the game before going AWOL.

The matter was subsequently reported to the Pretoria police who begun a search for the coach and have issued notices to related security agencies to find the whereabouts of the Swede.

Strand has not been officially engaged with any club since the incident, and was believed to be stashing in his native Sweden despite being under contract with Medeama.

According to sources, Medeama SC have formally petitioned FIFA over Strand's wrongful exit from the club which was a breach of a professional contract.

Strand was recently unveiled by Ghanaian side Accra Great Olympics and news available to SportsObama.com indicates that, a warrant has been issued by the South Africa police for the arrest of Strand by the Interpol.

 

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com | Bejamin Owusu