George Afriyie unaware of links to Kotoko CEO position

Former Vice President of the Ghana Football Association George Afriyie is unaware he is being considered to be the next CEO for Asante Kotoko, a close confidante has revealed. Multiple media reports had suggested that the defeated GFA Presidential candidate is being considered for the top position in the Porcupine Family. But the man in the middle of the topic is not aware he is being considered for the top spot. FootballMadeInGhana.com understands that the Liberty Professionals Director who doubles as the owner of Okyeman Planners was startled by the…

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AFCON 2021: Ghana dealt a big blow as Wakaso is sidelined with injury

Industrious Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso will not be part of Ghana’s 2021 AFCON qualifier double header with South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe due to injury. The Ghana midfielder picked an injury on Sunday when his side Deportivo Alaves lost 4-2 away to Osasuna. A statement from the club on Monday indicates Wakaso will undergo surgery and is expected to stay out for some weeks. “Wakaso Mubarak suffers a fracture in the metacarpus of his right hand as reported by IMQ, official insurer of the Baskonia Alavés Group. “The…

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#AFCONU23: Ghana U23 arrive safely in Egypt

Ghana’s U23 side the Black Meteors have arrived in Egypt safely on Monday evening ahead of the U23 AFCON Tournament. The team departed Ghana around 13:30GMT for Egypt today for the tournament which runs from 8-22 November. Tanko and his boys arrived at the Cairo International Airport around 20:30GMT. The GFA President Kurt and some members of the Executive Council were at the Kotoka International Airport to bid the Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side farewell. Ghana open their campaign against Cameroon on the opening day before facing Egypt and Mali on…

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J E Sarpong blame Kotoko technical team for the club exit in the CAF Confederations Cup

Veteran Ghanaian coach J.E. Sarpong has blamed the technical team of Asante Kotoko for their woeful performance in the CAF Confederations Cup. The Porcupine Warriors succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against San Pedro in Abidjan which led to their elimination from the competition 2-1 on aggregate. According to the former Liberty Professional gaffer, the technical team’s decision to allow some key players of the club to leave led to the club’s wasn’t the best. “The technical team must also be blamed for this defeat. Changing last season squad was needless….

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Takyi Arhin throws support behind Mark Addo for GFA veep position

Chief Executive Officer for Ghana Premier League side Techiman Eleven Wonders Takyi Arhin has urged the newly elected Ghana FA Executive Council to elect Mark Addo as his running mate. According to the outspoken football administrator, the Nzema Kotoko chief has the qualities to assist Kurt Okraku despite other members  vying for the position. Randy Abbey, Sam Anim Addo and George Amoako have all expressed their interest in the vacant position. Speaking in relation to the veep position, Takyi Arhin insisted Mark Addo is the best man for position. “The…

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Kotoko management can’t guarantee Zachariassen’s safety – Agent

The management of Asante Kotoko have reportedly advised Kjetil Zachariassen not to return to Ghana with the team as they can’t guarantee his safety following another poor outing in Africa. The Porcupine Warriors  suffered elimination from CAF Confederations cup after falling 2-1 on aggregate to Ivorian opponent San Pedro on Sunday. According to the agent of the Nowerigian trainer Charles Kouadio, the Executive chairman of the club informed him about the club’s inability to provide safety for the coach hence the decision not to return with the team to Ghana….

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It’s time for Dr Kwame Kyei to resign – Kweku Amponsah

National Circles Chairman for Kumasi Asante Kotoko Kwaku Amponsah has called on Dr Kwame Kyei to resign from his position as the Executive Chairman of the Club. This comes after the Porcupine Warriors crashed out of the CAF Confederation Cup at hands of San Pedro on Sunday. After their exit from the Champions League, Kotoko were hoping to make it to the group stages of the CAF Confederation cup, but an unispiring performance on in Abidjan saw them fall short. Speaking to Ashh FM in the wake of yesterday’s loss,…

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GOC hands Black Meteors $8000 cash boost ahead of U23 AFCON

The Ghana Olympic Committee today presented a cheque for $8000 dollars to the Black Meteors ahead of their departure to Egypt for the upcoming U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. GFA President Kurt Okraku received the cheque on behalf of the team from GOC President Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah. Ghana open their campaign against Cameroon on the opening day before facing Egypt and Mali on 11 and 14 November respectively. The Black Meteors will be eyeing one of the three slots to book qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Ghana’s last…

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VIDEO: GFA President Kurt Okraku calls for massive support for Black Meteors ahead of U23 AFCON

GFA President Kurt Okraku has urged Ghanaians to throw their weight of support behind the Black Meteors ahead of the upcoming U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. The team departed to Egypt today for the tournament which runs from 8-22 November. Kurt and some members of the Executive Council were at the Kotoka International Airport to bid the Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side farewell. Ghana open their campaign against Cameroon on the opening day before facing Egypt and Mali on 11 and 14 November respectively. The Black Meteors will be eyeing one of…

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Our attitude and mental toughness were not there – Felix Annan

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan has blamed his side defeat to San Pedro on the attitude shown by  the players on the day. According to the captain of the side, the attitude and the mental toughness of the players were not there looking at the errors committed by his teammate in the game. Felix Annan also described the defeat as one of the painful he has ever had in his career. “With due respect to San Pedro, but I don’t think this is a team that should stop us from…

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