Asante Kotoko part ways with Akapo Patron

Asante Kotoko have officially parted ways with their assistant coach Akapo Patron after three years at the Club. The coach who joined the club from WAFA was given his sacking letter on Wednesday after meeting with the management of the club. The reason for his dismissal remain undisclosed. Former Karela United coach Johnson Smith has been line up to replace him. The former Berekum Arsenal coach has already agreed a two year contract with the Porcupine Warriors. Akapo Patron worked with three different coaches during his stint with Kotoko. Paa…

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#CAFCC : Asante Kotoko to know their Playoffs opponent today

Ghanaian Power House Asante Kotoko will know their opponent in the play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday with the draw for the CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup to be held in Cairo Capital City of Egypt. Asante Kotoko waved the CAF Champions League qualifiers after falling to Tunisian side Etoile Sportive du Sahel by 3-2 on aggregate after both legs. The first leg at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium ended 2-0 in favor of the Porcupine Warriors while Etoile thrashed Kotoko 3-0 in the return leg to…

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Kotoko PRO accuses referee of Etoile bias in CAF CL elimination

Public Relations Officer of Asante Kotoko, Kennedy Boakye Ansah was irate with the refereeing as the Porcupines were knocked out of the Champions League by Etoile du Sahel. The Tunisians overturned a 2-0 deficit from the first-leg to beat Kotok 3-0 on Sunday at home. However, Ansah has accused Egyptian referee Ibrahim Nour El-Din of favouring the hosts throughout the game and was particularly critical of the controversial penalty he awarded the North Africans for their first goal. “We were highly optimistic to eliminate Etoile Du Sahel but from the blanks…

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#CAFCL: Amo Sarpong blast coach Kjetil Zachariassen for Kotoko’s poor outing against Etoile du Sahel

Former Management Member of kumasi Asante Kotoko Dr Amo Sarpong has unleashed a scathing attack on the coach of the Club Kjetil Zachariassen after their elimination in the CAF Champions League. The Porcupines won the first leg by 2-0 and were hoping to make it to the group stages of the CAF Champions League for the first time since 2006, but a spirited second leg performance by Etoile Du Sahel condemned the Porcupine warriors to a 3-2 defeat in Tunisia. Amo Sarpong who was sacked by  the club few months…

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#CAFCL : We played a strange game against Etoile Du Sahel – Kjetil Zachariassen

Head coach of Asante Kotoko kjetil Zachariassen has admitted that, a lot of things went wrong with his side after their 3-0 defeat to Etoile Du Sahel in the second leg of the CAF Champions League. Despite winning the first leg by 2-0, the Porcupines suffered a 3-0 defeat in the return leg which ended their hopes of qualifying to the group stages of the competition since 2006. Speaking to the media after the game, Zachariassen admitted inexperience cost his team, he also insisted his players didn’t stick to his…

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‘Confederation Cup is our level’- Kotoko coach plays down Champions League exit

Asante Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen has played down the significance of their CAF Champions League exit at the hands of Etoile Du Sahel. The Porcupine Warriors had a 2-0 advantage from the first leg in Kumasi but collapsed to a shocking 3-0 defeat in the return fixture in Tunisia on Sunday. A result which meant the Ghana Premier League giants dropped to the CAF Confederation Cup playoff stage. “This [CAF Confederation Cup] is our level at the moment. We are in Confederation Cup, I think that’s the right level for us,” Coach…

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#CAFCL : ‘We are sorry’ Habib Mohammed apologize to Kotoko fans

Asante Kotoko defender Habibu Mohammed has issued an apology to Asante Kotoko fans in the wake of Etoile Du Sahel stunning CAF Champions League comeback in Monastir. The Tunisian overturned their 2-0 defeat in the first-leg clash to win 3-0 in a miraculous fashion. Asante Kotoko weren’t at their best on the day as ten men Etoile Du Sahel skipped passed them with ease. But defender Habibu Mohammed used his official twitter account and apologized to the dissapointed fans of the club, he also called on the fans to keep…

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#CAFCL Match Report: Etoile Du Sahel (0)3-0(2) Asante Kotoko : Ten-man Etoile stage sensational comeback to knock Kotoko out of the Champions League

Asante Kotoko have been crashed out of the Champions League after losing ti Etoile Du Sahel by 3-0 in monastir. A first half penalty by Ben Ahmed and two second half headers by Karim Ariri condemned the Porcupine warriors to a 3-0 defeat. Zachariassen made one change to the team that started in the first leg. Evans Owusu replaced Patrick Yeboah in the starting line. Etoile Du Sahel started the game very well as they go all out in search of the opener. Felix Annan produced a great save to…

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VIDEO: Watch the dubious penalty awarded Etoile du Sahel against Asante Kotoko

Asante Kotoko suffered a 3-0 defeat in Tunisia to Etoile du Sahel in the CAF Champions League first round encounter. The Porcupine Warriors suffered a dubious penalty call which resulted in their second goal. The defeat means Asante Kotoko have been kicked out of the competition and have not been able to reach the group stage. Watch the penalty incident below: This is the penalty awarded Etoile against Asante Kotoko. #TotalCAFCL #CAFCL pic.twitter.com/gfJyL2O8Of — Sheikh Tophic Sienu (@DeSheikh1) September 29, 2019

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#CAFCL :Team News – Zachariassen annuonce starting line up for Etoile Du Sahel game, Evans Owusu replaces Patrick Yeboah, Abege keeps place

Kjetil Zachariassen has named a strong starting line up to play against Etoile Du Sahel at Stade de Mustapha Ben Jannet in Tunisia. The coach has made on change to the team that started the first leg in kumasi, Evans Owusu start ahead of Patrick Yeboah. Returning from Suspension Naby Keita replace Songne Yacouba on the bench. The Porcupine Warriors won the first leg by 2-0 and will be looking to finish the job in today’s game. Black Stars goalkeeper Felix Annan will be in the sticks with Empem Dacosta…

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