I can’t guarantee success at Kotoko – Akonnor

  Head Coach of Asante Kotoko, CK Akonnor has hinted that he can’t assure the Porcupine Warriors success but rather he can pledge hard work. When asked if he can guarantee fans of the Reds good performance in the 2019 CAF Confederation Cup, Akonnor stated that as he even cannot guarantee his own life the next day, he cannot also promise anything though he assured that he will be make the team to work hard. “Talking about success, we can’t guarantee it because no one can guarantee his life tomorrow,…

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Kim Grant better coach over C.K Akonnor – Hearts supporters chief

Accra Hearts of Oak unveiled the former Charlton Athletic player as their new head coach and also sporting director and according to Hearts of Oak’s  supporters chief of the Ashanti region the Phonians now have a better coach over rivals Asante Kotoko. Ishak Tetteh the Ashanti regional Chapters chairman of the Phobians has fueled the Kotoko rivalry by making a controversial comment following the appointment of Kim Grant as the club’s head coach. Seth Hoffman until now was acting head coach of Hearts of Oak but will now be re-…

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Tetteh shrugs off absurd Ghana exclusion

Benjamin Tetteh says he is focused on improving on his form in the wake of his absurd exclusion from the latest Ghana squad. The 21-year-old is the most inform Ghanaian player in Europe, having scored eight goals and provided two assists in 14 games for Sparta Prague in the Czech Republic top flight. Tetteh’s eye-catching form has seen him being linked to some stellar clubs in Europe with a January move being mooted. His exploits for Sparta have however been ignored by coach Kwesi Appiah who instead preferred to have…

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Kojo Yankah advises Government not entertain the Normalization Committee

  Former Executive Committee member of the Ghana Football Association, Kojo Yankah has advised the Government not to entertain the Normalization Committee after news broke out that they need financial assistance. It has been reported in the media that the Normalization Committee had written to the Government demanding 7.2 million cedis to organize a competition. The outspoken football administrator thinks there is enough money at the FA’s coffers to run the said tourney. “Government shouldn’t entertain the Normalization committee. What do they need that 7.2 million cedis for? Is organising…

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Grant may struggle handling two jobs-Zito

Dreams FC technical director, Abdul Karim Zito says it will be a herculean task for Kim Grant to combine two jobs at Accra Hearts of Oak. The Phobians appointed Grant as their new head coach cum director of football on Thursday and Zito says it might be tough for him. “It’s difficult to understand how Hearts of Oak expect Kim Grant to combine being a coach of the club & director of football.”Zito told Sikka Sports “The club is too big not to realise assigning those two different roles to…

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Asante Kotoko line up two friendlies

Kumasi Asante Kotoko have confirmed that they will play against Medeama Sporting Club in a friendly game on Wednesday at the Essipong Sports Stadium. The Porcupine Warriors are still preparing for their CAF Confederation Cup campaign and will play the Yellow and Mauves as part of their 10-day camping in the Western Region. Speaking to the media after their third training session in Takoradi, head coach CK Akonnor confirmed that they will play Medeama SC and one Togolese team as a replacement for ASEC Mimosa. “Kotoko will play Medeama and…

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Benjamin Tetteh’s Black Stars snub is scandalous

The 21-year old striker has scored 8 goals and has created two more goals for Sparta Praque in the Czech Republic top-flight league this season and his team are third on the standings after Week 14 but Kwesi Appiah consistently snubs the striking sensation. What makes his non-selection scandalous is the fact that the talented youngster has scored four times, more goals this season than all four strikers the Black Stars gaffer has assembled for the AFCON qualifier against Ethiopia. Asamoah Gyan, Majeed Waris, Jordan Ayew and Emmanuel Boateng have…

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I am learning from Terry-Alhassan

  Bofoakwa Tano defender Issaka Alhassan has indicated that he is learning from Chelsea legend John Terry as he seeks to be deadly in the air. The budding defender pointed out that he already have the edge in terms of height and he watches the clips of John Terry as he wants to follow his steps. “I am have an advantage with height and this comes with a lot of responsibilities including winning most air balls in my defensive arena.”Alhassan mentioned. “I trained on this technique from the legend John…

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Grant ready to lift Hearts of Oak high

  Newly-appointed Accra Hearts of Oak coach, Kim Grant says he will go all out to achieve success with the club. The former Ghana international was given the job as the first team coach of the Phobians on Thursday and he insists he is ready to offer his best. ““I understand the expectations at a Club like Hearts and am ready to get to work. Under my leadership, we will bring back the ‘Never Say Die’ spirit”,” Grant stated. “My sincere thanks go out to the Club’s esteemed leaders for…

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Ayew brothers return for Ethiopia qualifier, Annan dropped

Fenerbahce’s Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew of Crystal Palace have returned to the Black Stars for the first time since September 2017 but Kotoko’s Felix Annan – the only local-based player in the last selection , was not invited this time.  The Turkish-based winger has scored 2 goals and has assisted a coupe more in 14 appearances this season whilst Jordan is the provider of 1 assist in 7 matches for the premier league side. Black Stars head coach James Kwasi Appiah  named a 20-man squad on Wednesday for this…

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