Ibrahim Sunday backs Akunnor to steer Kotoko back to glory in Africa

Asante Kotoko legend Ibrahim Sunday has backed coach C.K Akunnor to restore the club back to it’s glory days in Africa. The Porcupine Warriors have not won a continental trophy in 36 years. The Ghana Premier League giants reached the group stages of the 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup for the first time in eleven years but crashed out after losing 2:1 to Zesco United in the final group game in Ndola. Akunnor came under heavy criticism after failing to secure quarterfinals berth with some even calling for his resignation. However, coach…

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Jantuah denies Zesco offer for Yacouba

Manager of Sogne Yacouba, Jesse Jantuah has rubbished claims that Zesco United have made an official bid for his client. Speculations are rife in the Ghanaian media that the Zambian champions have made an official bid for the Burkinabe import but his representative says there is no iota of truth in the assertions. “There has been no offer from Zesco United FC requesting for the services of Yacouba songne but the only club with an official contact is Orlando Pirates of South Africa” Jantuah told Nhyira FM “A deal from…

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Yacouba pleads for Kotoko departure

Burkinabe attacker Songne Yacouba has informed the management of Asante Kotoko of his desire to discontinue his relationship with them, footballmadeinghana.com understands. Yacouba who was given a week leave to visit his family last week in his native country arrived in Ghana on Thursday and missed out the side clash with Aduana Stars in the Normalization Committee Special Competition. Footballmadeinghana.com has gathered that, the player, on Monday met with the management of the club and expressed his interest to leave the club and continue elsewhere. According to our sources, Asante…

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Felix Annan motivated with potential Champions League qualification

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan has claims the Porcupine Warriors are still motivated despite their painful exit in the CAF Confederation Cup. According to the shot stopper, they are motivated to win the Special Competition and go back to the CAF club competition next season. Anna spoke about their motivation in the compettition despite admitting his side struggled go overcome Aduana Stars in their opening game. “To be fair, we don’t really struggle to play. We weren’t happy with our exit in the CAF Confederation Cup. “But we know we…

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Give C K Akonnor time – Dauda Mohammed tells Asante Kotoko

Former Asante Kotoko striker Dauda Mohammed has urged the club to maintain C K Akonnor after their exit in the CAF Confederation Cup. Dauda Mohammed implores sacking the coach will not be a good idea for the team and insisted maintaining the coach by giving him enough time is the best thing for the club. The Vitesse Arnhem striker was speaking exclusively to Footballmadeinghana.com on the progress of his former club. “I don’t think sacking him is a good idea because for me the team did well in the competition…

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Dauda Mohammed impressed with Kotoko’s Confederation Cup campaign

Vitesse Arnhem striker Dauda Mohammed is impressed with Asante Kotoko’s output in the CAF Confederation Cup. The Porcupine Warriors defied all odds to reach the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup despite no competition on the domestic front. And Dauda Mohammed couldn’t hide his admiration for his former club despite failing to reach the quarter finals of the competition. “I was Impressed with their performance and their style of play and they were holding possession really well. “But it was quite unfortunate they failed to qualify to the next…

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NC Special Competition winner to represent Ghana in next year’s CAF Champions League

The winner of the Normalization Committee Special Competition will represent Ghana in the next CAF Champions league, the committee has confirmed. The competition which is set to start on Sunday March 31, 2019 will see the 15 Premier League clubs group into two zones namely Southern Zone and Northern Zone. The Northern Zone will comprise of seven clubs because of the absence of Wa All Stars while the Southern Zone comprises of eight clubs. The two clubs that will finish first and second of each zone will face off in…

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OPINION: It’s illogical to call for Akonnor’s head

Following Asante Kotoko’s elimination from the CAF Confederation Cup campaign, a few people have directed their anger at the new gaffer for his inability to guide the side to the quarter finals of the competition while many have hailed him for his wonderful outing with the club. The young gaffer has taken the flak from a few noisy ones who for no factual reasons have called for his head. But I honestly think it is overly illogical to call for the head of the coach who was appointed five months…

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Wakaso hails Kotoko despite Africa failure

Ghana midfielder, Mubarak Wakaso has lauded Asante Kotoko for the impressive performance in CAF Confederations Cup. The Ghana Premier League side were eliminated from the group of the competition after suffering 2:1 defeat to Zesco United in their final group game in Ndola. CK Akunnor led the club to the group phase of the competition for the first time after eleven years. Despite the painful defeat, the Deportivo Alaves midfield dynamo believes the reigning MTN FA Cup champions deserved to be hailed. “Asante Kotoko did very well despite their elimination,”…

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Wakaso likens Kotoko to an European side, backs Akonnor to stay

Experienced Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has likened Asante Kotoko’s play to an European club, backing C.K. Akonnor to stay on as the head coach of the side. Wakaso who confessed following the Porcupine Warriors in their CAF Confederation Cup campaign applauded the playing body and the coach for their wonderful outing in the competition despite their short preparation. Akonnor was named the head coach of the side in October last year but managed to steer them to the group stage of the competition which the Deportivo Alaves midfielder believes is…

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